Exceptional 5 French mignonette doll - François Gaultier - Circa 1880. Very pale bisque doll with swivel head, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, very fresh paintings, delicate coloring of the cheeks, closed mouth, accentuated nostrils, painted eyelashes and feathered brows.
Blond mohair wig with two long braids. All bisque body in five pieces, kid edged at the neck, arms and legs. Painted white socks with a large blue rim and especially finely molded and painted gray-blue heeled boots.Beautiful sculpture details on the hands of a such tiny doll. Marks : 0 at the back of the head, 0 in the middle of the back torso and 0 under the arms.
Condition : Perfect condition of the bisque, nothing to notice. She wears her original factory striped dress with applied lace pockets, it obviously shows signs of wear, it is very frail. She also wears antique undergarments, a cotton panty and a muslin petticoat. She is presented in a beautiful woven wicker basket with beautiful bronze and brass trim, padded with two different colors of silk, cream and pink. The basket contains two antiques pieces of handmade clothes: a little pink dress, a matching capeline, a pair of antique miniature binoculars (View: gravure of the Christ) and a miniature simple view.The wicker is in very good condition, but the silk shows signs of age, frail in some parts and with some usual age stains. Please feel free to contact me for more information! The item "Early french antique all bisque mignonette doll in presentation basket 1880" is in sale since Friday, August 17, 2018. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French". The seller is "secretspolichinelle" and is located in Auriébat.
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