247 . Swiss Cylinder Music Box
21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, thick brush-stroked brows, rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, shaded and outlined lips with decorative glaze, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, beautiful costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: original artists checkmarks on head. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: very fine luminous complexion, original body and body finish, gorgeous antique-fabric costume, undergarments, superb antique cap, and Jumeau shoes signed "Paris Depose 10" with bee symbol.