Lot: 1. Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee Attributed to Jumeau in Original Couturier Gown
18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate,pale blue glass enamel inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,lightly feathered brows,accented eye corners,shaded nostrils,closed mouth with outlined pale lips,pierced ears,auburn mohair wig over cork pate,French kid lady body with shapely torso,gusset-jointed hips,knees,and elbows,stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulder). Comments: attributed to Pierre-Francois Jumeau,circa 1875. Value Points: in fine unplayed with condition,the poupee with very sturdy firm body wears her original couturier gown with elaborate lace trim and extended train,the doll appeared in the Selfridge book Wendy and Friends.
Realized Price: 3500
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