Lot: 58. Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee by Adelaide Huret
18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plumply-modeled features,very pale complexion,painted blue eyes with darker blue outlines and black upper-glancing pupils,black eye liner,delicately-painted lashes,arched feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with daintily-accented lips,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,wooden poupee body with swivel waist,dowel-jointing at shoulders,elbows,wrists,hips and knees,metal hands,antique gown,blouse,undergarments,woven bonnet,velvet slippers. Condition: generally excellent,Huret body albeit of later era. Marks: (original Huret stamp on kid at upper torso). Comments: Adelaide Huret,circa 1860. Value Points: especially beautiful face with fine definition of eye sculpture and eye painting enhanced by decorative glaze at bottom rim,Huret body with original stamp.
The Stein am Rhein Museum Collection - $85March 29-30, 2014 - Naples, Florida at the Waldorf Astoria
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