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Very Fine French Bisque Poupee in Superb Original Costume and Wig

Lot Number: 
1
17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: French, attributed to Jumeau, circa 1870. Value Points: very beautiful face, especially sturdy original body, mohair wig in original "flottante" style, and wearing original mauve and ivory gown with extended train, matching bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes marked C.C.
Presale Estimate: 
2500/3500