Grand French Bisque Poupee in Splendid Original Wedding Gown of Alencon Lace

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25" (64 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head on bisque shoulder plate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, beautifully painted lashes and brows accented by rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with heart-shaped upper lips, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gusset-jointed body with shapely torso, gusset-jointed limbs, stitched and separated fingers, wearing original wedding gown of fine Alencon lace with four scalloped-edge tiers at the front, fitted top with lace overlay, extended lace train, undergarments, silk slippers, fine tulle veil with wax orange blossom coronet, double strand of pearls and pearl earrings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10 (head, and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: the grand size poupee is in superb condition, with fine quality bisque, very sturdy original body, exquisite costume.
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