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French Bisque Poupee with Wooden All-Articulated Body

Lot Number: 
33
17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with rich spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden fully-articulated body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists hips, and knees, and with extra swivel articulation at upper arms and thighs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points: beautiful spiral-threaded eyes enhance the fine quality of bisque, wonderfully carved wooden body with extra deluxe articulations, beautiful antique silk costume.
Realized Price: 
$5,250
Presale Estimate: 
4500/5500