Antique French Fashion Poupee -Joseph Blampoix - image 1 of 8

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This is a beautiful 17" antique Parisian Poupee fashion doll by Joseph Blampoix circa 1840-1862. Her features include a smooth and delicately painted swivel head on a shoulder plate with pale wheat color eyebrows with fine strokes, brilliant blue almond shaped enamel paperweight eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, blushed rose colored cheeks, closed mouth with subtle painted lips. She has a kid body with graceful bisque arms with all fingers intact. The tongue and groove joints are at the knees and elbow enabling movement for different positions. Her feet have the five sewn toes. The back of the left lower leg has been reinforced with a small strip of tape. She has her original cork pate with a beautiful upgraded mohair wig with a decorative braid and lots of curls. The bisque is guaranteed free of cracks, fine lines or restorations.

Clothing: Fashion merchants displayed the latest styles of clothing beginning in the 18th and 19th century on dolls for women to select their costumes. This antique Parisian Poupee wears an elegant French fashion two piece costume consisting of a detailed jacket and unique skirt. Unknown if this is apparel is antique, this professionally made costume is the ultimate in design and workmanship. There is hand and machine stitching. With beautiful deep blue satin colors mixed with intricate calico trim decorating the costume. Eight gold tiny buttons adorns the jacket with hook and eye closures. The cuffs are edged with pleated calico. Elegant alternating layers of folded pleating accentuates below the waist with a ruffled hemline. Complimenting the dress in the back is five covered buttons with a unique bustle. Some embellished fringe decoration remains. All antique cotton undergarments include pantaloons, and petticoat. Her brown leather boot shoes could be newer. She is a stunning French Parisian Poupee beautifully dressed.

Layaway Privilege Plan:
On this beautiful Parisian Poupee we offer a convenient layaway plan up to six months for all our customers. Please read our layaway agreement policy. We accept the universal Paypal payments as well as checks and Bank money orders from U.S. customers. Checks and Money orders preferred. For all International customers use Paypal.


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Antique French Fashion Poupee -Joseph Blampoix


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