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Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Gorgeous Eyes

Lot Number: 
79
16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (torso). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: the beautiful gentle-faced bebe has gorgeous eyes, original body and body finish, and is wearing original white cotton dress with embroidered cutwork, undergarments, socks, leather shoes marked C.M. with silk rosettes.
Realized Price: 
$5,750
Presale Estimate: 
5500/6500