French Bisque Bebe Jumeau E.J., Size 7

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16" (40 cm). Pressed bisque socket head with spiral spring attachment, brown glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner encircles the eyecut, painted lashes, thickly brushstroked brows with feathering details, rose blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners and shaded nostrils, closed mouth with modelled space between the accented lips, pierced ears, fleeced lambswool wig over cork pate, original composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. CONDITION: Generally excellent. MARKS: Depose E. 7 J. (and artist's checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). COMMENTS: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. VALUE POINTS: Very beautiful model in exceptional unplayed with condition, original superb wig, muslin chemise, jewelry, antique (not factory original) red woolen stockings and leather shoes.
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