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Extraordinary Frenchman: 20" SFBJ Doll 227 All Original Antique Character Boy!
Now on sale and all the more charming, il est merveilleuse! A true Frenchman for your collection, in his all original costume- this is a MUSEUM quality doll that should not be missed. If you have realized that you need a few gentlemen in your collection (or your lovely ladies are simply begging you to bring home a boy for their amusement) THIS is one man who won't be here long... Truly a singular opportunity with this costume in such MINT condition, you would be hard pressed to find another gentleman so dashing and dapper with such HUGE, jewel set blue eyes. This is one of the finest examples of the rare 227 character man!
Solid domed bisque socket head on a fully jointed composition and wood French doll body. Gorgeous smiling blue "jewel" paperweight eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, tapered brows, open smiling mouth with six upper teeth, molded hair. Wearing a wonderful boy's maroon silk velvet suit with short pants, brown stockings, black leather lace-up shoes (some wear and repairs), matching velvet beret, maroon silk bow and waist band.
CONDITION: Excellent. Good quality bisque with crisp modeling, expert painting of features, pleasant color and superb modeling of wonderful character face, The original fully jointed body in fine original finish condition. His extraordinary eyes just sparkle with joy, conveying a feeling of happiness and warmth. His wonderful jovial expression just says, "Take me home!" A desirable and rare French character boy!!!
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