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French Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Early Costume and Signed Jumeau Shoes

Lot Number: 
93
20" (51 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head,blue glass almond-shaped eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,feathered brows,rose-blushed eye shadow,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with pale accented lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,circa 1878,the premiere bebe model of the firm. Value Points: very beautiful early bebe with finest bisque and painting,original signed body and body finish,wearing beautiful early costume,undergarments,bonnet,stockings,and black shoes with brown silk ribbon bows marked"Bebe Jumeau Depose 5".
Realized Price: 
$5,500
Presale Estimate: 
5500/7500