Antique Blampoix Sr. Dolls 1840-1862 French
Claude Joseph Blampoix Ainé (Senior) was a Paris, France doll maker from 1840 until 1862. He made bisque shoulder head Poupée de Mode, Fashion Lady dolls with molded hair or wigged, moving or fixed patented enamel eyes (1855+) or glass eyes on kid Lady bodies.
His successor was Duval-Denis in 1861 and 1863 (Blampoix took the business back in 1862), then Louis Charles Dallox from 1868 to 1889. Francois Blampoix, Jne Junior was Claude’s younger brother, also a doll maker.
Blampoix is known to have supplied bisque doll heads to the House of Prieur. Fashion Lady dolls have been found with Blampoix’s doll mark BS with Maison Simonne, Passage DeLorme doll shop paper labels attached.