Doll with Original Costume Resembling Premiere Jumeau Bebe

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12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head,blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with outlined lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig,Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 136 3. Comments: Sonneberg,mystery maker,circa 1885,the doll closely resembles the premiere bebe byJumeau whose market the Sonneberg maker aimed to capture. Value Points: beautiful doll whose resemblance to Jumeau is enhanced further by its original costume in magenta silk and velvet with matching bonnet.
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