SOLD...thank you very much D. !!
Most beautiful and rare to find early poupee by Leontine Rohmer .... circa 1865 .... full-marked , with original "sitting strings" body in attic condition.
She comes from a attic on rich house of the south side of France , has very cute face expression with finest painting .
12,5" ( 31 cm ) beauty with pink-tinted porcelain head with flat-cut neck socket.
Wonderful painted blue eyes with thick dark upper eyeliner. Very fine painted lightly feathered brows and lashes .
Tiny accented nostrils and closed mouth with center accent line.
Very flat un-pierced ears and original blonde hand made mohair wig over cork pate.
Replaced bisque shoulder plate ( hairline at front ) , also very fine short hairline at front of the head .... hard to see and otherwise perfect head condition.
Softly stuffed kid poupee body with kid over wooden upper arms and porcelain arms to above the elbows. Note broken finger tips at both porcelain hands......
Gusset jointing at hips , sitting string holes at midriff , ball jointed knees with kid lower legs.
Marks with typical green stamp on front torso ; Mme. Rohmer Brevete a Paris
Body in generally good condition to age !!
Very nice rare to find poupee by Leontine Rohmer , an especially beautiful model of this dolls with superb painting with dainty mouth contrasting her wide eyes.
Rare original body , all complete in attic condition.
Needs a little work and love .......
Please let me know if you have any question or if you need more or special pictures.
Many thanks for your interest on my doll shop.....