Rarity and beauty. This "Albert Marque " give you her smile and her mandarins.
For this new exhibition, the "Musee de la Poupee Paris" wants to revisit some of these traditions: figure known well with Saint-Nicholas either that less popular of " Père Fouettard " ( Father Fouettard ), prayers to the Child Jesus or letter to the " Père Christmas " ( Father Christmas) , wishes of the new year or " window-shopping " before New Year's gifts, Christmas tree , the Christ Child's crib, the slippers in front of the fireplace and the cooking of the Christmas dinner, the writing of greeting cards and rehearsals of Christmas carols...
To stage this festive universe, team of the museum chose in its reserves hundred rare, even exceptional dolls, dating the XIX-th and the beginning of XX-th centuries, made in France, in Germany, in Italy and in England by illustrious firms such as Jumeau, Bru, Simon and Halbig, Kestner, Käthe Kruse, Lenci, Burgarella, Norah Wellings, Dean's... Rarity among rarities, a doll with head and arms in biscuit sculptured by the famous artist Albert Marque for the Parisian fashion house Margaine Lacroix, realized by the " Société Française de fabrication de Bébés et Jouets " ( S.F.B.J.) in 1916