Blue-Eyed French Bisque Poupee Attributed to Jumeau with Gentle Expression

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15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, painted brows and lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, light brown mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1870, attributed to Jumeau. Value Points: lovely gentle expression enhanced by fine delicate complexion, very sturdy body, lovely antique blue velvet and silk gown, matching bonnet, undergarments, kidskin shoes.
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