Designed to appeal to the French market, this is a great example of the characteristic style of the Gebruder Kuhnlenz firm. Her dolly features engage the viewer with her charm and unique personality; a real sign of Gebruder Kuhnlenz artistry at work—no two dolls are ever painted the same! This particular example has a wonderful presentation in her fabulous antique French bebe dress and soft antique mohair wig and huge halo hat and her antique French shoes!
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She has a bisque socket head on a fully jointed original French composition and wood body. Gorgeous blue fixed hypnotic eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, multi stroke brows, open mouth with four upper teeth, dimpled chin, pierced ears, lovely antique mohair wig with pencil curls.
Dressed in a stunning white and pink print antique dress fully lined, with lace to the bodice and cuffs, blouson bodice and dropped waist, original antique half slip and antique pantaloons, hand crocheted socks and antique pale pink leather shoes with pink pompoms, huge vintage hat with lace overlay and applied flowers. Cute gold filled locket around her neck. Overall a super presentation in the French bebe style.
MARKS: (Sunburst logo with a GK in the middle) / 44-31
CONDITION: Excellent. Fine quality glowing and flawless bisque with expert and delicate painting of features, crisp modeling of very lovely and sweet face with slightly smiling mouth, gentle color. The original French body with original finish in fine and sturdy condition with hardly any age wear and fine old repaint to the hands. A really gorgeous model made for the French Trade!
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23" Outstanding French Trade Gebruder Kuhnlens 44-31 in Fabulous French Antique Dress & Shoes