French Bisque Bebe with Early Block Letters by Gaultier

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19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks and chin, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, delicate eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with beautifully-outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, beautiful antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F. 8 G. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1882, early model with block letter markings. Value Points: very beautiful bebe with delicate bisque and complexion, original body and body finish.
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