This is a wonderful, all original, 16 " Jumeau French Fashion lady Poupee doll. Marked "2" on the back of her head. The doll stands 16 in. tall. She is totally original wearing a silk taffeta and velvet dress. Dress is melting in areas so I have not stripped this doll to avoid further damage to the gown. I know the body is in very good condition with no damage. Perfect pale pressed bisque swivel head on a perfect bisque shoulder plate. Original cork pate with her original platinum white mohair wig. Beautiful early painted eyebrows and eyelashes. Blue spiral paperweight stationary eyes, closed mouth with lovely accents. Pierced ears with no flakes or chip. Earrings are original to the doll. Original kid body, kid arms with wired fingers. All fingers are intact. Firms sturdy body in very nice condition. Some settling of excelsior in the but causing the legs to bend as shown in photo #11. The costume is original and made of dark blue taffeta silk and velvet. It is very fragile and the silk is melting in areas, however, still intact. Consists of a jacket and skirt that trails long in the back. Two hooks and eyes on the jacket for closure. Lovely light green blue silk hat trimmed with dark blue and white flowers. Dark blue ties. Original under garments consisting of a short lace slip and a gauze like slip which is long in the back to follow the gown. Original pantaloons. Original two tone leather boots with side buttons and heels. One shoe is missing a button. No socks. This doll is as I purchased her many years ago. She has been under glass and away from sun light. Please read condition below and look at all of the photos as they are part of the description.
CONDITION: Perfect bisque head and shoulder plate with no hairlines, chips, repairs, eye flakes or earring hole flakes. Her body is sturdy and very nice. Fingers are intact on each hand but there is discoloration to the kid leather. Costume has melting. No odor and from a smoke-free environment. While I make every effort to describe my items to the best of my ability I encourage you to look at all of the photos so that you can form your own opinion of condition.
MEASURES: 16 in. tall
49 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Shop for Fine Antiques and Collectibles