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27.5" Etienne Denamur French BEBE Circa 1887 Gorgeous Bee Stung Lips!
***NOW ON SUPERSALE AND STILL AVAILABLE ON LAYAWAY!!!!**** Grab her up because he won't be here for long! +Free shipping to-boot!!!+
French pressed bisque socket head on a fully jointed French composition body. Gorgeous large almond cut deep blue paperweight eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, multi stroke stacked brows, closed "bee stung" mouth with shading and accents, pierced ears with turquoise drop earrings, lovely light blond mohair wig with extensions plus her original brown human hair wig over the original cork pate. Dressed in a wonderful antique pink woolen dress with elaborate cream embroidery with pink silk ribbon trim (some apparent wear), possibly original under dress in cream cotton, antique cream cotton pantaloons with tucking and lace edging, pink ribbon sash, pink cotton wired bonnet with lace trim, antique cream net socks, antique gray leather French shoes with black trim, vintage gold tone chain with vintage gold filled oval locket with photo inside.
MARKS: E 12 D ----- + -----
CONDITION: Excellent ! Lovely, pale powdery bisque with delicate and sensitive painting of features, glowing pale color with sumptuous shading and deep modeling of gorgeous face. Her full lips are so luscious! There are a few flakes at the ear pierce holes. The French body in very good condition showing typical minor age and soil wear and repaint to the right hand and some paint flaking to the original surface. This is one of the most beautiful EDs I have ever encountered. She can compete with any Jumeau or FG for quality and beauty!!!
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