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Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Jumeau,Size 9,Early Luxury Model With Pique Costume

Lot Number: 
250
19" (48 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head,pale blue glass enamel eyes with iris-blue outer rims,thick dark eyeliner,painted lashes,mauve-blushed eye shadow,widely-arched brush-stroked and feathered brows,accented eye corners,shaded nostrils,closed mouth with shaded and accented lips,pierced ears,brunette mohair wig,cork pate,French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body,straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 (incised,head). Comments: Emile Jumeau,circa 1877. Value Points: outstanding painting of facial features enhancing the lovely pale bisque,original body and body finish,original early Jumeau chemise,black kid shoes,and having her original factory costume comprising quilted-pique princess-style dress with matching cutwork-trimmed cape,along with a second pique dress,undergarments including hidden coin pocket (with little blue hair ribbon and lock of hair),woolen stockings,gloves.
Realized Price: 
$8,500
Presale Estimate: 
6500/8500