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Darling 12” French Mystery Closed-Mouth Bebe Antique Doll circa 1900--So Cute
~The summer sale continues! Grab this cutie up at an irresistible summer sale price before someone else captures her heart.~ This darling little mystery French girl has a secret that she is having trouble keeping. The set of her closed mouth is slightly twisted giving her a cute personality that animates her childlike expression. Add to that her wide open blue paperweight eyes framed by lavish lashes and dark brows and you’ve got a delightful little girl from a bygone era full of spunk and charm. Won’t you consider being her new mommy or daddy? These little treasures don’t come along too often and if you’ve been pining for an authentic French bebe to upgrade your collection of antique dolls, look no further.
***Yes, she is available on layaway! Call us up at 718-859-0901 for plan details, or for a personalized description of her beauty!***
She has a poured bisque socket head on a fully jointed composition and wood body. Blue paperweight eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, multi-stroked shiny brows, closed-mouth with darker center line, lovely blond mohair wig.
She is dressed in an antique powder blue cotton dress with crocheted lace trim, and a lovely black velvet sash, antique full slip, half slip and pantaloons, cream cotton knit socks, black leather shoes with pierced decoration.
MARKS: F B 3 PARIS
CONDITION: Generally Excellent. Fine quality bisque head with expert delicate painting of features, pleasant color, crisp modeling of character face with an inquisitive expression and slight smile to the lips. There is a flake at the rear upper crown rim (see photos). The original French body in very good condition but with some typical flaking and touch-ups to the hands and lower right leg. A darling diminutive French girl in great condition!!!!! LBK 5-26-2016
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