275: French Bisque Poupee By Gauthier With Bisque Hand
FRENCH BISQUE POUPEE BY GAUTHIER WITH BISQUE HANDS. Marks: 2 (head), F. G. (shoulder). 15”. Bisque swivel head on bisque shoulderplate, blue paperweight eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, feathered brows, pierced ears, closed mouth, shaded and accented lips, light brown lambs wool wig over cork pate, kid body with kid-over-wood upper arms, bisque forearms, tenon joints at shoulders and elbows, gusset-jointed hips and knees, wears antique brown frock with maroon trim and silk bows lace-covered brown hat with maroon silk trim, antique black leather shoes. Commentary: Very fine quality smooth bisque and delicate facial decoration, excellent original body with exceptionally detailed bisque hands, antique costume.