Lot: 29. French Bisque Poupee with Bisque Arms
17" (43 cm). Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, dark blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner encircles the eyecut, painted lashes, arched brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, accented lips, ears pierced into the head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid fashion body with shapely waist and derriere, gusset jointed hips, kid-over-wooden dowel-jointed shoulders and elbows, bisque forearms with defined sculpting of nails and knuckles. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1868. Value Points: with rarer body style, the beautiful poupee wears elaborate antique green silk two piece gown, undergarments, leather ankle boots, green velvet bonnet with lace trim, fur muff, antique jewelry including pearl necklace with cross, earrings, gilded folding lorgnette.
Realized Price: 5000
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