This beautiful mignonette is attributed to François GAULTIER, the famous Parisian porcelain manufacturer which supplied since 1872 Jumeau and Sustrac. This mignonette has a delicious smile which gives her a very expressive face.
She has a swivel head in pressed bisque with cut pate, brown mohair wig-over-cork pate, beautiful blue glass enamel inset eyes with black eyeliners, painted upper and lower eyelashes, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pale oval-faced child.
This mignonette with elongated slender bisque torso is peg-jointed arms and legs with elongated arms and legs. She has delicate hands with inside thumbs, painted white socks, black two-straped heeled shoes. Beautifully dress with petticoat.
Marked 0 on the head.
5 1/8"(13 cm) tall.
This mignonette was re-glued at torso, see pictures.
Excellent condition except as noted.
France - Circa 1880.