Lot No. 097

Lot 97.

French 22” (56cm) S.F.B.J. walking blow kisses child c1890s. Incised “DEPOSE SFBJ 9”. Brown human hair original wig with pink silk hair ribbon and pate. Very long dark brown arched lush gloss brows with fine outer feathering, vertical lower lashes Brown glass flirty eyes with original attachment through hole in forehead with flake. Mohair upper lashes, right eye no longer flirts because back wire has cracked at attachment. Prominent pierced ears, defined chin / dimple, open red accented mouth and upper teeth. Usual factory bubble flaws on pate rim. Original wood composition French ball jointed body with paint loss to hands. Hip jointed with straight legs and string attachment to right elbow to blow kisses when legs moved. All original pink silk melting dress with lace trim and expansive collar. Original “Je Marche Jenvoie Des Baisers” gold printed ribbon on chest. Original Beaudelot black leather shoes minus a bow, white lace socks.

$1,500 – $2,000