French Bisque Early Portrait Bebe by Jumeau

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A very pale-complexioned pressed bisque bebe has elongated oval face with portrait-like expression, small blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner encircling the eyecuts, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, original composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. The doll is wearing an antique costume comprising dress of embroidered cutwork, undergarments, stockings, black leather shoes signed with figure of doll, blue silk bonnet with floral and lace trim. Unmarked. Emile Jumeau, circa 1877. 10 1/2" (26 cm).
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