Lot No. 101

Lot 101.

Stunning Francois Gaultier “Closed Mouth Bebe” c1885. French pale bisque 22” (56cm.) Incised 9 // FG in scroll. Sensational plump cheeks, brown paperweight glass eyes, dramatic long black angled lashes, very long arched lush gloss brows with divine fine feathering, pierced ears, shaded nostrils. Closed open rose pink heart shaped mouth with peak accents and inner shading, chin dimple, detailed and blushed ears. Old blonde mohair wig over cardboard vintage pate. Original French wood ball jointed composition body with jointed wrists. Champagne mohair wig and cork pate. Antique cream silk and inserted lace dress, antique white wear under garments, socks and black leather shoes, beautiful lace antique bonnet.

$3,500 – $5,000