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FRENCH BISQUE POUPEE by GAULTIER  

DOLL: French Bisque Poupee

MAKER:  GAULTIER  

SIZE: 15"

MARKS: 1 FG 

DATE OF PRODUCTION:  circa 1880

CHARACTERISTICS OF DOLL: Bisque, swivel head with bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel eyes, painted features including feathered brows, brunette mohair wig on cork pate.  Doll has 

PRICE: $1500 at auction; Recent market values put this doll closer to the $2000-$2,500 range.   

COMMENTS:  Elaborate 9-piece+ regional outfit of the Morbihan, Brittany region of France.  Doll wears 4-bar gold-plated cross. Lace on coiffe, pantalets and sous-sleeves is lovely and matches.    Doll also has blue wool apron which is part of the outfit (not shown).

MARKET REPORT: French Fashion dolls, especially those in original costumes, continue to trend upward in price.

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