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French Bisque Bebe Jumeau,Size 10,with Early Signed Shoes

Lot Number: 
261
22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head,amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,lushly-painted lashes,brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with outlined lips,pierced ears,dimpled chin,brunette mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. wearing frail original rose and cream silk satin dress with lace overlay,undergarments,Jumeau stocking and brown leather shoes signed "Bebe Jumeau Depose 10". Condition: generally excellent,original body paint with scuffing at finger tips and joints. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,circa 1885,transitional model with earlier "depose" style face and straight wrist body,albeit "tete" markings. Value Points: beautiful gentle-featured bebe,antique costume,signed Jumeau shoes.
Realized Price: 
$4,500
Presale Estimate: 
3000/4000