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French Doll's Wooden Armoire with"Trousseau for Bebes 5 & 6"

Lot Number: 
8
22" (56 cm.) The wooden armoire with dark mahogany finish has arched crest top,single mirrored door,single bottom drawer,ball feet,and is decorated with gilt metal garlands and cherubs that center a cameo medallion. The inside door has an original label"Trousseau for Bebes 5 & 6" indicating the proper costume elements for a Jumeau bebe size 5 & 6,along with various ribbon-wrapped linens and undergarments of which some are original and others added during child play of the era. Excellent condition. French,circa 1885,the armoire was offered by various Parisian department stores in their Etrennes gift catalogs for children,and was designed to be placed with a size 5 or 6 Jumeau bebe.
Realized Price: 
$1,300
Presale Estimate: 
1100/1600