79 . French Bisque Bebe
22" (56 cm). Bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner encircles the eyecut, lushly painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig arranged as periwig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau SGDG 10 (and artist checkmarks, on head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: fine quality of bisque, painting, original body and body finish, unusual periwig and antique couturier-made Marquis costume of cherry-red velvet with metallic edging, lace cuffs and jabot, silk knee-length pants.