French Bisque Bebe,Size 0,in Superb Presentation Box with Elaborate Trousseau

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10" (25 cm.) doll. 16" x 12" trunk. A wooden-framed presentation box with decorative paper wraps and engraving,hinges open to reveal well-fitted interior,comprising bisque doll with brown glass sleep eyes,painted facial features,open mouth,four teeth,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body,and contents. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep 0. Comments: circa 1895,for the French market,the doll and trousseau were likely prepared for a luxury boutique Etrennes gift. Value Points: in unplayed with condition,the superb presentation includes six luxurious silk or woolen ensembles,each with dress or coat and bonnet (one being an unusual Pierrette costume and including a bisque-headed miniature marotte); a hidden lower level presents six undergarments,a porcelain wash set,and two glass-topped boxes with 12 miniature accessories including perfume,soap,brushes,fingerless gloves,and more.
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