Antique Miniature Dolls / Solid-domed All-bisque French Mignonette in Box - Ref P554
This mignonette has a delicious smile which gives her a very expressive face, swivel head, solid-dome with high forehead, elongated throat, full pink cheeks, accented nostrils, tiny closed month with accent line between the lips. The brown glass inset eyes are heightened by lashes and blond straight eyebrows, original blond mohair wig with curls. Elongated bisque torso, defined navel, peg-jointed arms and legs, jointed fingers with inside thumbs, white socks and rare light grey two straps shoes with tiny heels.
This all-bisque Demoiselle is attributed to François GAULTIER, the famous Parisian porcelain manufacturer which supplied since 1872 Jumeau, Jullien, Sustrac, ...
5 1/8"(13 cm) tall.
This doll wears a beautiful blue silk dress with lace and exuberant knot.
The doll is for sale in her presentation wooden box richly decorated with fabric cover. This mignonette is taking care of a small chick. Hand-mirror, flower, basket and the chick are included.
Excellent condition - no key for the box.
France - Circa 1885.