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French Bisque Bebe Jumeau with Original Trousseau and Trunk from Au Paradis des Enfants

Lot Number: 
1
26" (66 cm.) Bisque socket head,deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,lushly painted lashes and brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips,pierced ears,brunette human hair hand-tied wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SDGD 12 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,circa 1888. Value Points: having beautiful creamy bisque,the bebe wears her original aqua silk dress and lavish ivory silk satin bonnet,undergarments,Jumeau earrings,black leather shoes impressed with full figure of doll,and is presented with her original large doll trunk that contains a generous original trousseau,namely: two white cotton embroidered night gowns,various undergarments,white pique bebe dress,fine white cotton dress with tucks and lace,blue cotton pinafore,plaid cotton pinafore dress,red wool fitted coat with straw bonnet having red plaid ribbon band,brown velvet best coat with Belgian lace collar,knit cap,knit finger-less gloves,and a blue silk parasol with bone handle. Both the doll and the trunk have original gilt-lettered paper labels of"Au Paradis des Enfants",the luxury Parisian doll store,and the trunk has an additional brass store plaque on the front.
Realized Price: 
$6,750
Presale Estimate: 
6000/8000

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