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Superb French Bisque Poupee by Adelaide Huret

Lot Number: 
14
17" (44 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with V-shaped center throat,very plump facial modeling,ears pierced into the head,painted blue eyes with decorative glaze on lower eye rim,thickly modeled eyelids,painted lashes,painted dark upper eyeliner,arched feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with center accent line,blonde mohair wig-over-cork pate,French wooden fully-articulated body with dowel-jointing at shoulders,elbows,hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Adelaide Huret,circa 1860. Value Points: outstanding beauty of the early model Huret with fabulous painting of facial features,wooden poupee body with fine original finish,early silk gown,undergarments,leather (unsigned) Huret slippers.
Realized Price: 
$18,000
Presale Estimate: 
9000/14000