Lot No. 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