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I never saw before such a similar of this nice French bisque character ..... this pretty doll is very unusual and a rare found , possible made by SFBJ at France around 1910.
She has very nice pouty expression with excellent detail of sculpting and is wearing all original as " Becassine" .
A most beautiful 19" ( 48 cm ) bisque character doll with socket head with very full cheeks and highly defined pouty expression.
She has large amber brown inset glass eyes and fine painted short lashes , feathered brows and accented nostrils and eye corners. She has a funny big nose and on closed mouth with shaded and accented lips.
Un pierced ears and on dark blonde human hair wig . Here charming bisque head is free of damage , repair , chip or hairline .... it is in generally excellent condition.
Note small factory mold flaw of tiny holes in the bisque because of tiny air bubbles in the mold.......it is not disturbing and please ask about special pictures.
The head has no mark at back .... but possible that it was made by SFBJ
The doll has her original French composition and wooden fully jointed body from the SFBJ era with original body finish and Jumeau label mark at back.
All complete original wearing with typical Becassine costume , under garments , socks and French shoes.
Becassine is a popular French character figure of a typical maid from the " Bretagne " which goes to Paris and experienced there many funny stories. Becassine was around 1905 the first time mentioned in the popular Girls Magazine " La Semaine de Suzette " .............
She comes with her nice antique metal iron and her typical bag....
Very rare to find special French character doll ............. a treasure for your fine collection !!!!!!!!!!!!
Please let me know if you need more or special pictures , I can send more to your mail address and if you have any question please let me know also.
Thank you very much for your interest on my doll shop !