Grand French Bisque Poupee, Size 11, by Emile Jumeau in Elegant Costume

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26" (66 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers and toes, wearing fine antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11 (and artist checkmarks, head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: beautiful grand-sized poupee with very fine painting of lips, very sturdy original body.
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