Lot No. 101
Rare Claude Blampoix Fashion Poupee c1860 pale poured bisque shoulderhead incised “B 2 S” on front edge, 15″ (38cm). Cobalt blue spiral threaded paperweight enamel eyes, charcoal gray angled lashes, striated arched gray brows, soft cheek blush. Closed pink mouth with darker center line and accents. Original blonde tied back human hair wig with coronet braid and cork pate. A side seam has a stress line above/below ear. Very rare kid leather over wood shaped body, wood arms jointed at shoulders / elbows and carved individual fingers. Legs are kid leather over carved wood, pin jointed at thighs, knees, and even have stitch details on toes, all in excellent condition. All original hand stitched couture ensemble with black white check silk gown and fitted waist coat with black bugle bead trim on scallop edges, white wear under garments, socks, black French leather shoes with incised makers mark.
$3,000 – $4,000