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French Bisque Poupee with Wooden Articulated Body

Lot Number: 
175
17" (43 cm). Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner encircles the eyecut, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French stretched-leather-over-wooden fashion body with shapely waist and derriere, dowel-jointed shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, kid legs from below the knees, bisque arms from below elbows, separately sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1867. Value Points: rare body style on the beautiful early poupee with antique burgundy walking suit, undergarments, fur stole, boots, along with antique presentation box.
Realized Price: 
$6,000
Presale Estimate: 
3000/3500