24 . Three Pairs of Shoes
A wide-eyed bebe in her original Jumeau presentation. The poured bisque socket head doll has luminous amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, long painted curly lashes, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, original composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists. The doll wears her original early period muslin chemise with lace and maroon silk ribbons, maroon stockings, and leather shoes signed "Depose Paris 1". Signed "Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 1" and artist's checkmarks on head, and "Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris" on body. Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. 9" (23 cm).