Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Gorgeous Eyes

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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.
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