Petite French porcelain poupée, 13", by Leontine Rohmer, circa 1860, with original signed body and deposed locking system allowing the head to turn only side to side (rather than complete swivel), marked (original Rohmer stamp on torso).
Theriault's. Very rare and splendid French bisque poupee by Leontine Rohmer. This is an unusual larger size, and only two other models are known to exist. Circa 1860. Upcoming at Theriault's Stein am Rhein auction on March 29th and 30th, 2014 in Naples Florida. For more info please visit: www.theriaults.com/
Theriault's Antique Doll Auctions - Very Beautiful French Porcelain Glass-eyed Lady Doll Attributed to Leontine Rohmer, circa 1860 with French Miniature Tilt-top Table with Hand-Painting and Inset Mother-of-Pearl Decorations
Marks: (Rohmer stamp on torso). Comments: Leontine Rohmer,the doll has three early deposed features of that firm: glass eyes,neck string attachment,and body sitting strings,circa 1860. Value Points: exquisite early doll whose rarity body features are rivaled by her beauty,lovely antique costume.