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French Bisque Poupee with Dramatic Blue Eyes by Emile Jumeau

Lot Number: 
256
20" (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, large blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, elegant costume, undergarments, bonnet, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 (head and shoulders) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: beautiful face enhanced with dramatic large eyes, very fine quality of bisque and painting.
Realized Price: 
$2,300
Presale Estimate: 
1800/2400