This little French Bebe by Francois Gaultier has the most beautiful and sparkling blue eyes! She has a very soft face with delicate shading to the bisque. She is an especially exceptional FG Bebe! Beautiful FG Bebe with exceptional quality of the bisque and stunning blue paperweight eyes!
Her facial features are perfectly painted. She has beautifully painted upper and lower eyelashes with dark eyeliner encircling the eye cuts, molded upper eye lids, and STUNNING blue paperweight eyes with much depth. The bisque head features superb modelling and decoration of facial features.
The bisque head has no damage and no repairs. She is dressed in a beautiful French couturier silk jacket-style dress.
The dress is either antique original or has been skillfully made from antique silk fabric, antique lace, and antique buttons. The silk dress is beautiful! The silk fabric has a striped pattern and when the skirt was pleated, it was done in a way to emphasize the colored stripes in the silk. She wears antique undergarments, stockings, and antique French leather shoes (signed LI on the soles) with lovely original rosettes. 18-19 Francois Gaultier (FG) Bebe, Size #7, featuring a bisque socket head with beautiful quality bisque, stunning bulbous blue paperweight eyes with much depth and detail, feathered eyebrows, molded upper eye lid, finely painted upper and lower eyelashes, dark eyeliner encircles the eye cuts, dot accents at the inside corners of the eyes, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, shaded lips, beautiful human hair wig, cork pate, and on the original French body with jointed wrists.
The body is the typical jointed Gaultier body made of wood and composition. The doll without her wig measures 18.5 tall.
She is dressed in a very beautiful French couturier silk jacket-style dress. The quality of the bisque is superb with excellent modeling and delicate facial decoration. The bisque head has been lighted with a bright light inside the head and is in overall excellent condition with no damage. The body is in overall excellent condition. The silk dress, undergarments, and shoes are in overall excellent condition.
She has been cherished and preserved for over 130 years! The doll displays beautifully and is ready to place in the finest of collections.
7 (incised on back of head). LI [in circle] (impressed on soles of shoes). The doll will be professionally packed in a strong box (a box with interior reinforcement in the size of 26 x 12 x 12).
The item "18 Francois Gaultier FG BebeClosed MouthBlue Paperweight EyesPerfect Bisque" is in sale since Saturday, October 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Doll Clothes & Accessories\Clothing & Accessories".
The seller is "webantiqueshop" and is located in Manhattan, Kansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.