BEAUTIFUL BISQUE DOLL FOR THE FRENCH MARKET - MYSTERY MAKER. Marks: 168. 24 ½”. Bisque socket head, plumply-modelled cheeks, large blue paperweight eyes, painted lashes, feathered and brushstroked brows, pierced ears, closed mouth with modeled white space between outlined lips, light brown human hair wig over cork pate, French wooden and composition jointed body with voice box and “Mama-Papa” pull strings, lace-trimmed cream cotton frock, matching bonnet, Bebe Jumeau brown leather size 14 shoes, antique pink silk parasol. Commentary: This doll shown on page 609 of Coleman’s “The Encyclopedia of Dolls” first edition; very lovely doll with exceptional sculpting and finest quality pale bisque, good original body with original finish, well-costumed. Estimate: $2500/3500.