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Petite French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier with Gesland Deposed Body

Lot Number: 
2
14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate,large grey/blue glass enamel inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes and brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with pale accented lips,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,fashion lady body of padded stockinette over metal armature,bisque hands and lower legs,bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head) Bebe Gesland 5 Rue Beranger Paris (body stamp). Comments: circa 1875,bisque head attributed to Jumeau,with original body by Gesland based on Pannier deposed model of 1872. Value Points: especially beautiful lady doll in rare small Gesland body size,superb antique costume with blue silk ribbon trim,blue leather slippers,undergarments,jewelry.
Realized Price: 
$7,000
Presale Estimate: 
3000/4000