Lot No. 101

Lot 101.

Bisque French Poupee c1867 with entrancing expression 19″ (48cm). Pale bisque shoulderhead with very full lower cheeks, large cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, unpierced ears. Blonde mohair wig with braided coronet, kid poupee gusset-jointed darkened body, wearing antique muslin day dress, undergarments, shoes. Very beautiful face with rare distinctive expression, choice pale bisque dramatized by cobalt eyes.

$3,000 – $3,800