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11.5" Size 1 Francois Gaultier French Bebe in All Antique Costume--So Sweet!
This petite cherub is simply delightful! This beautiful young lady is an extremely early Gaultier "Scroll Mark" bebe, with the exact, sweet face of the Gaultier "block mark" bebe- a doll which can easily sell for $5000-$10,000 as it is the earlier model. However, this beautiful angel is nearly half of that because she has the second series scroll mark- but the same incredible charm! These bebes have faces that are reminiscent of the Bru Jeune bebes in appearance. I am sure that this rare angel will be gone in a flash.
~This sweet little girl is offered on our customizable layaway plan! Take your time to pay for this angel by sending monthly installments. Feel free to call our office at 718.859.0901 to discuss a layaway, or to hear a personalized, in hand description of her wonderful condition. Would you like more images? Feel free to request additional photographs by emailing us. Please note: all offers are considered cash offers unless otherwise specified and discussed beforehand.~
This beautiful Gaultier bebe has a pressed bisque socket head on her original full jointed eight ball-body with straight wrists by Gaultier. Beautiful clear blue paperweight eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, multi stroke feathered brows, pierced ears with delicate pale pink glass bead and faux pearl earrings, closed mouth with shading and accents, lovely platinum blond mohair wig that frames her sweet face in an ethereal halo! She is so sweet; we are sure she won't be here long.
Our precious miss is dressed a victorian bebe dress of powder blue silk brocade and cream lace trim The fabulous dress has wonderful puffed upper sleeves and blousson bodice over which lays a frothy Bertha collar, the gathered skirt also with a ruffled lace hem. (There is some wear to the silk fabric, but still quite wearable and presenting well.) The entire effect creates a chunky little ball of fluff! She also wears a set of antique undergarments including a beautiful half slip with lace edging and antique pantaloons. On her feet, she wears a lovely pair of antique cream silk patterned socks and antique black leather shoes with metal buckles on top. Completed with a most outstanding be-feathered antique blue and cream silk bonnet that fits her ensemble to a tee. She is ready for a stroll along the Rue St. Honore or St. Germaine de Pres!
MARKS: FG (in scroll) 1
CONDITION: Excellent condition, with perfect bisque! Her condition is outstanding with perfect bisque a wonderful childish innocence to her large eyed expression that makes her simply irresistible. The gorgeous head with fine quality creamy bisque, subtle coloring, expert, delicate painting of features, crisp modeling of intelligent and pretty face. Her original eight ball body is in lovely condition with only some minor retouch to the fingers which is to be expected on these sweet early dolls. We are so pleased to have such a beautiful little bebe- I'm sure she will be gone soon in her wonderful petite size with that delightful face and superb antique costume!
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