,fine early muslin gown with mauve transfer print,undergarments,silk bonnet,boots. Marks: J 6. (incised inside front shoulder plate). Comments: maker uncertain,possibly Pierre-Francois Jumeau who exhibited a small group of portrait poupees at the 1867 Paris Exposition. Value Points: very rare portrait poupee with superb quality of bisque and painting with rare captivating expression.
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Theriault's. A French bisque portrait poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau with extraordinary detail of sculpting around the eyes creating a gentle,refined portraiture. Few examples of this rare portrait model are known to exist in this exhibition size. Upcoming at Theriault's Stein am Rhein auction on March 29th and 30th, 2014 in Naples Florida. For more info please visit: www.theriaults.com/