302 . A French Doll's Schoolroom with Nine Bisque Dolls and Furnishings from Exhibition at the Famed Musee de la Poupee in Paris
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.