Bisque swivel head on kid-edged shoulderplate with deposed system allowing the head to tilt forward and side-to-side as well as swivel, cobalt blue enamel eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers, fine antique original folklore Savoy costume, wonderful original hat and wig, and original beautiful cross with heart.
This is Jeannette cross that wear in old Provence.
Savoy heart it is accompanied by the heart-shaped slide symbolizing faith and fidelity.
Condition: generally excellent.
Marks: L. Depose 2 D.
Louis Doleac, Paris, circa 1867.
The doll also has the deposed head/shoulderplate attachment deposed by Dehors allowing realistic head posing. Wonderful and rare signature-signed poupee with very beautiful face and bisque, sturdy original body, and superb original Savoy folklore costume, wig with intertwined silk ribbons and original elaborate hat.
The distinctive portrait face bearing the initial LD and "Depose" indicating the model was a registered designis very rare, enhanced here by choice bisque and very clean original body.
16" (41 cm.)
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