Charming, 10 1/2" tall, (12" including headdress) antique dark brown, fired bisque sockethead jointed lady doll incised on the back of her head in an oval : UNIS/FRANCE/60 7l/149, (incised 12/0 at base of neck socket) circa 1875 with beautiful finish and dark complexion. She has a swivel head with delicate features including lovely inset black glass eyes, open/ closed mouth with row of tiny teeth and a fine, five-piece composition and wood, French body with joints at her shoulders and hips with flat feet to stand, black curly hair wig beneath her original printed cloth, turban headdress with gold pin.
Originating from one of the French colonies. She wears a lovely detailed, printed cotton, island dress with matching headdress and soft velveteen shawl, petticoat with attached, panties and bead bracelet. She is in excellent condition with no damages, no hairlines or chips, no repairs or fading and no odors as she is from a smoke free home (few tiny wear holes to her petticoat & dress). She is complete with hand written history from original owner's family and makes a lovely addition to any doll collection! And a nice way to acquire a.Other dolls shown are not included and each listed separately. 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. Please use the zoom feature on our photos as they are an important part of the description. We will also be listing a few more antique, brown bisque, French dolls for your consideration as shown in last photos. Thanks for visiting, My Dear Dolly. Let us know if we can help you with anything else. We have more antique and vintage dolls, dollhouse furniture and antique dollhouse dolls available, each listed separately. We appreciate five star reviews. If there is a problem with your item, please let us know prior to leaving feedback and we will do our best to make sure you are satisfied. The item "Pretty antique, BROWN bisque, signed UNIS 60 FRANCE, jointed doll withglass eyes" is in sale since Wednesday, July 17, 2019. 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.