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22" Magnificent Early FG Block Bebe! Spectacular doll!


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Darling early french bisque head F.G. "Block" Bebe with tiny tongue, 23" tall, circa 1887.
The doll is simply gorgeous and is in perfect condition. Fully jointed French composition body with straight wrists. Perfect bisque socket head.
Huge almond shaped very rare light-blue threaded paperweight eyes outlined with black mascara. Lavishly painted upper and lower lashes. Finely feathered brows, dimpled chin, chubby cheeks, accented nostrils and eyecorners. Beautiful outlined full lips of her closed mouth with molded tip of tongue!!! Beautiful flawless palest, almost parian bisque complexion - fabulous early modeling!!! Pierced ears with original drop pearl earrings. Beautiful original French curly blonde mohair wig over original cork pate.
This gorgeous doll is dressed in exquisite couture turquoise dress, fabulous antique bonnet and antique French shoes, original antique underwear and stockings - all in excellent condition.

Marks

Head incised:
F 4 G

Condition

EXCELLENT.
Excellent bisque with no chips, cracks or hairlines.
The body is in very good condition. Straight-wristed arms are somewhat lighter than the rest of the body.

Very pale bisque, early blue threaded paperweight eyes, hint of tongue!!!


     

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