A most beautiful 14" ( 36 cm ) example of early French bisque poupee was preserved more as 120 years in a Paris Department Store Box from " Grands Magasins Galeries Lafayette " ......
Mademoiselle " Madeleine " ..... from circa 1860 ..... has for this age best quality of painting and pale bisque shoulder head with lovely plump rounded face expression with finest painting of light downcast blue eyes in well defined eye sockets and with fine shaded coloring enhanced by decorative glaze at the lower edged . She has finest modeled eyelids with black eyeliner , painted lashes and feathered brows !! Closed mouth with outlined lips and hint of smile at her upturned lip corners , un - pierced flat ears and nice fur wig over cork pate . Her bisque condition is generally excellent ..... free of damage , repair , hairline or chip !!
Completed with her original French kid poupee body with small waist and big round back , gusset - jointing at elbows and hips , and separate stitched fingers . Body condition generally excellent .........
Wearing possible original hand woven cotton poupee dress with bustle and lovely sash . Has original paper label " Madeleine " at her sash and nice straw bonnet with matching blue color ribbon to the dress. Set of under garment with stocking and simple shoes.
Mademoiselle Madeleine is a very beautiful early French Poupee , she is ready to enjoy and decorate in our cabinet !!
Please let me know if you have any question or if you need more or special pictures and thank you for your interest on my Doll - Shop !!
Layaway are always welcome , please ask me about ....thank you :))