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French Bisque Depose Bebe by Emile Jumeau,Size 12,with Superb Costume,Signed Shoes

Lot Number: 
41
25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head,deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes,thick dark eyeliner,lushly-painted lashes,mauve-blushed eye shadow,brush-stroked and fringed brows,accented eye corners,shaded nostrils,closed mouth with defined space between the richly-shaded outlined lips,separately-modeled pierced ears,reddish-brown mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Jumeau 12 (incised mark,and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,the incised depose model appeared for one or two years only,circa 1885. Value Points: the rarity of the model enhances her superlative beauty with dramatic eyes,beautiful complexion,original body and body finish,and outstanding antique costume including rose silk parasol and signed Jumeau shoes,Jumeau stockings.
Realized Price: 
$5,750
Presale Estimate: 
6500/7700