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20" French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier,Size 5,with Wooden Fully-Articulated Body

Lot Number: 
269
20" (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate,grey/blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading,dark eyeliner,painted dark lashes,arched feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with accented lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French all-wooden fully-articulated body with shapely torso,dowel-jointing at shoulders,elbows,hips and knees,extra-pivot jointing at upper arms,jointed wrists,separately-sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent,original body finish with scuffing on toes,one finger chipped. Marks: 5. Comments: Gaultier,circa 1870. Value Points: fine larger model with beautiful shaped and articulated wooden body.
Realized Price: 
$3,750
Presale Estimate: 
4000/6000