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Superb French Bisque Bebe A.T,by Andre Thuillier,Size 5

Lot Number: 
126
15" (38 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with full elongated cheeks,bright blue paperweight inset eyes,thick dark eyeliner,painted curly lashes,mauve-blushed eye shadow,brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows,accented eye corners,shaded nostrils,closed mouth with slightly-upturned lips corners,outlined lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 5 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier,circa 1882. Value Points: classic and desirable facial model by Thuillier is perfectly achieved in this example,with superior quality of painting especially around the eyes and mouth,original body and body finish,beautiful antique ivory satin costume with undergarments,stock,shoes,earrings and elegant bonnet.
Realized Price: 
$31,000
Presale Estimate: 
25,000/35,000