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Poupee by Gaultier with Gesland Body,in Unusual Petite Size 1

Lot Number: 
259
14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate,pale blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading,dark eyeliner,painted curly lashes,feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with accented lips,brunette mohair wig,metal armature body with padded stockinette cover allowing infinite articulation,bisque hands,bisque lower legs and bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head and shoulders). Comments: Gaultier,circa 1875,with Gesland-made body from the original Pannier depose. Value Points: very rare to find a Gesland body in this petite size,the doll has beautiful face,perfect bisque hands and feet,and wears a fine antique costume and bonnet in the 18th century style.
Realized Price: 
$3,500
Presale Estimate: 
2800/3500