Rare French Bisque Character Bust of Model 235 by SFBJ

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13" (33 cm.) Mounted upon original twill-covered base is a bisque bust of a laughing child with blonde sculpted hair having well-defined forelock curl, intaglio blue eyes, black and grey incised eyeliner, painted lower lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with laughing expression, modeled tongue tip, impressed dimples at lip corners and cheeks. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: SFBJ, model 235 from their art character series, inspired by the French storybook character "Jean Qui Rit" (John who laughs). Value Points: rare character with especially fine quality of sculpting and bisque, impressed dimples at eye corners and mouth.
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