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

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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.
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