Empress Eugenie in rare to find larger size about 21" ( 53 cm ) .... an very beautiful Poupee by Leon Casimir Bru .....France circa 1870 / 72 .
Stunning version of the very popular " Mona Lisa Bru " Poupee of one of the best French Doll Factory
in Paris at the 19th. century ..... inspired by Empress Eugenie !!
Special the most beautiful deposed model like this doll is believed to portray of French Empress Eugenie , she has an face like an angel
with best of the best quality of pale bisque and painting .
Bisque swivel head on kid edged bisque shoulder plate with elongated throat of slender oval face with very gentle expression .
She has wonderful almond shaped blue glass enamel inset eyes with dark outer rim and eyeliner , fine painted long lashes and
brows . Elegant distinguished modeled nose and closed mouth with finest outlined and shaded lips and enigmatic smile .
Slightly red cheeks and pierced ears with original earrings.
Very nice replaced blonde mohair wig over cork pate .
Original firmly stuffed kid poupee body with shapely torso and kid arms with separated fingers , body condition generally excellent
but note repair at her left arm and fingers.... please see my pictures or ask about extra pics.
The complete condition of this fantastic doll is generally excellent , bisque are free of damage , repair , hairline or chip .
Head mark at back ; J and Depose at forehead
Wearing very beautiful all original antique three piece bustle costume with fine lace decoration , matching
velvet silk bonnet , rich set of under garment with stocking and leather booties .
Rare to find Depose model by Bru , one of the most beautiful Angel face French Poupee which catch your heart in a second.....
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