Lovely French Bisque Poupee with Gentle Expression

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15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, delicately-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with delicately-shaped lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1867. Value Points: especially well-preserved body, most appealing prim expression with very fine bisque and complexion, antique navy blue silk and velvet costume and bonnet.
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