Bisque Bebe in Original Box and Costume for the French Market of Au Nain Bleu

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12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head,blue glass sleep eyes,painted lower lashes,brush-stroked brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,open mouth,outlined lips,four porcelain teeth,pierced ears,brunette human hair,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 1039 4 dep (head) Au Nain Bleu E. Chauviere Blvd des Capucines 27 Paris (paper label on body and on original wooden box). Comments: circa 1900,the doll was commissioned for the luxury Paris doll shop,and presented in original silk costume created in the Au Nain Bleu couturier workshops. Value Points: unplayed with condition,the doll has original wig,body,body finish,rose silk satin dress with lace,matching bonnet,undergarments,leather shoes with rosettes,with an additional original knit dress and beret,and original labeled box.
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