1886 Marotte 14" (35.5cm) tall in original box marked " MAROTTE SOUFFLET / MARQUE DEPOSEE / ARTICLE FRANCAIS. Has a lovely bisque head with fixed blue glass eyes. Open mouth revealing 4 upper teeth. Light blonde mohair wig peeking out of a wonderful jesters blue / reddy hat with bells.
Dressed in a fabulous blue and reddy jacquard, beige lace trimmed costume with bells on the points. On a turned wooden handle with working whistle and non working squeaker.
Condition : Generally very good for age. Does have a bell missing from one of the points and clothes are faded on the front with age. Original box is good for age but has small tears to two corners and the label is torn. It is one of the nicest marottes I have come across and quite rare.
Please study the photos carefully as they form a large part of the description. If you have any questions or require more photos please do not hesitate to contact me. International buyers are more than welcome. Rare Antique French Bisque Head Marotte Doll With Original Box c1886 14. On a turned wooden handle with working whistle and non working squeaker -the squeaker being tied closed with cord to prevent her from flopping.(The suueaker could be re-instated to work, but the paper of the bellows would need replacing and her clothes are fragile). Unusual for a marotte in having arms with bells attached which swing out if she is spun. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Rare Antique unusual French Bisque Head Marotte Doll With Original Box 1886 14" is in sale since Tuesday, December 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Antique Dolls". The seller is "greenergates" and is located in Stockport. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.