Petite French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier with Early Block Letters

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12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F. 5 G. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1880, early period bebe from the firm. Value Points: very dear petite bebe with beautiful spiral-threaded eyes, fine modeling of plump cheeks. 
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