French Bisque Poupee Attributed to Jumeau with Original Ankle Boots Incised "J"

Lot Number: 
218
14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, pale blue glass enamel inset eyes with darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: French, circa 1875, attributed to Jumeau. Value Points: beautiful complexion enhanced by splendid eyes, original (frail) blue silk costume, leather ankle boots marked "J".
Realized Price: 
$1,400
Presale Estimate: 
1200/1500