Rare French Bisque Bebe by Joanny,Size 1

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11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head,blue glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted long curly lashes,brushstroked and multi-feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with outlined lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J 1. Comments: Joanny,circa 1886. Value Points: rare-to-find bebe with closed mouth,endearing sweet expression,choice bisque and painting,original body and body finish,antique costume including silk costume,velvet-trimmed bonnet,leather shoes,undergarments.
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