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Large French Porcelain Poupee with Cobalt Blue Glass Eyes

Lot Number: 
194
31" (79 cm.) Pink tinted porcelain shoulder head with rounded facial shape,cobalt blue glass inset eyes,dark eyeliner encircles the eye sockets,painted lashes,lightly feathered brows,accented eye corners and nostrils,closed mouth with accented lips,brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate,French kid gusset-jointed body with stitched and separated fingers and toes,lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E 10 Depose G. Comments: mystery poupee,circa 1855,the depose marking may refer to the glass eyes that were deposed by Blampoix in 1855,although the initial E.G. remain a mystery. Value Points: very beautiful large poupee with superb lustrous patina of complexion,brilliant eyes,original body.
Realized Price: 
$5,000
Presale Estimate: 
3500/4500