French Bisque Premiere Brown-Eyed Bebe by Emile Jumeau

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13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, delicately-painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with beautifully-shaded lips, pierced ears, mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, left pierced ear hole pulled through. Marks: 3 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: rare early period Jumeau bebe with most delicate complexion on flawless bisque, original body and body finish.
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