Splendid French Bisque Poupee with Superb Original Costume

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17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points: the all-original poupee has an especially beautiful face with artistic painting of lips, finest bisque, especially sturdy body, outstanding original gown with lace and silk ribbon trim, original undergarments, stockings, shoes and wooden-handled parasol.
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