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French Bisque Bebe Jumeau with Rare Keywind Sleep Eyes and Original Box and Costume

Lot Number: 
275
22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head,blue glass sleep eyes that operate from a turning screw at the back of her head,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,brush-stroked brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with outlined lips,pierced ears,brunette mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 10 (and artist checkmarks on head) Bebe Jumeau Diplome d'Honneur (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,his depose for sleeping eyes with metal turn screw was registered in 1885. Value Points: rare doll to find with beautiful pale bisque,original muslin chemise,Jumeau socks,leather shoes signed "Bebe Jumeau Depose" and original box with red letter label. Included with the doll is her own plaything,a bisque-head musical marotte.
Realized Price: 
$4,500
Presale Estimate: 
3500/4500