An important addition for any fashion collector. This wonderful lady was a product of the firm of Claude Joeseph Blampoix. . 1850 to 1866. Paris, France. Perfect China shoulder head, having no cracks chips or breaks. Her beautiful face is a pale China tinted with lovely blush. Delicate feathered brows over beautiful , set, blue cobalt blue eyes. These set glass eyes were a patent of this company. Previously the eyes in these china heads were always painted. ( for more info on this maker you may view the article in Antique Doll Collector, June 2018) Pert little pink lips. (There is a factory dimple on one cheek). She has her Original Pate as well as her Original mohair brunette wig that is still,in its original fashion curls and braid style typically found on these dolls. Her body is the wonderful gusseted kid body , with Original label. Brevette // S.G.D.G. HEr original pink tinted arms have a slight bend to elbow. Her hand is well detailed with a separated thumb and cupped hand. No chips of any kind. Check out her beautifully stitched foot and toes! Body is excellent. Very sturdy and no patches.
She is dressed in a wonderful antique costume that might well be original. An unlined pale, minty turquoise silk gown , with loose French ruffles.black velvet trim complements her jaunty velvet beaded cap. She carries a small , matching velvet reticule. She has simple antique cotton lawn split bloomers, and slip.Her loosely knit stockings appear to be original, as do her leather boots. Boots are unmarked. Truly an enchanting presentation. Please view all photos carefully as they are part of my description. Non smoking home.
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