RARE French signed bisque SFBJ 60 PARIS antique harem doll all orig. Costume
We find the history of dolls part of the joy of collecting and this charming French beauty illustrates this beautifully. Wonderful and quite unusual in the ethnic realm of doll collecting is this antique, 10 1/4 tall, French S. (signed) Moroccan female doll, circa 1905. Societe Francaise de Bebes & Jouets. She wears the complete authentic costume, including jewelry, worn by the women in this mid-east region (gold metal thread belt, bracelet and glass bead necklace and trim at the neckline and sleeves) and will add special interest to any doll collection. The lady wears luscious mauve, padded bloomer-type pants beneath her lavish antique lace skirt and has a fine bisque, swivel sockethead incised : S. /60/Paris/12/0 and has lovely painted features with gorgeous, blue enamel painted eyes, finely painted upper and lower eyelashes and eyebrows, rosy complexion and open/ closed mouth showing a row of tiny molded teeth. (similar to the bisque dolls by French doll maker, Lanternier). She wears her complete original costume and has a soft brown human hair wig beneath her long, elaborate headdress, which is trimmed with gold beads. She has a five-piece, composition and wood-jointed body (heavy) with padded bust and painted boots and is in excellent condition. She illustrates how this French doll manufacturing group evolved their line of dolls just before World War I. Jumeau was also a member of this prestigious group. She has no damages, no hairlines no repairs and no odors and is from a smoke free home. Last photos show similar dolls (not included) and separately listed. Please note: nearly all of our items are antique or vintage (usually with some signs of wear due to usage and previous storage). We do our very best to describe and photograph them for you and do not repair, restring, repaint or enhance them in any way as most collectors prefer to find them in their original state. Let us know if we can help you with anything else. We have more antique dollhouse furniture and antique dollhouse dolls available, each listed separately. We express our gratitude to all our valued customers & friends! We appreciate five star reviews.
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This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French". The seller is "mitsu-dog" and is located in Sparta, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Australia.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France
- Skin Color: Fair/Light
- Material: Bisque
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- fine quality bisque: heavy French jointed body
- Doll Size: 10 1/4inches
- Features: Antique
- Hair Color: Brown
- Ethnicity: mid eastern
- Brand/Artist: S. France
- Eye Color: Blue
- Doll Gender: Girl Doll