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La Coquette


Published by Paris: H. Rousseau, [1856], 1856
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An Elegant 19th Century Paper Doll With Multiple Gowns[PAPER DOLLS]. La Coquette. Paris: H. Rousseau, n.d. [1856]. Hand-colored, double-sided lithographed French paper doll with twelve hand-colored lithographed gowns with matching hats including a magnificent wedding ensemble. Lithography by H. Jannin. Housed in a remarkable facsimile of the original presentation box, with the original colored lithographed title laid-on. Complete with a later slotted wooden disc to display the doll in its finery.An item of great scarcity, an ephemeral work not meant to last but of lasting charm. We have been able to locate only one other recorded example, which came to auction at Theriaults Antique Doll Auctions, November 12, 2006, and sold for ?1,900 ($2,590). Bookseller Inventory # 02698

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Title: La Coquette

Publisher: Paris: H. Rousseau, [1856]

Publication Date: 1856

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