109 . Rare German Bisque Art Character, Model 7852, with Side Coiled Sculpted Braids by Gebruder Heubach
19" (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, feathered arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: stunningly beautiful serene face enhanced by fine blushing of eyelids and cheeks, fine antique burgundy silk gown with velvet and lace trim, matching bonnet.