French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Stylized Body for Marquis Costume

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20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner and lushly-painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair curly periwig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with tiny waist and accentuated derriere, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 9 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. Value Points: very fine bisque and complexion, original wig, rare body style that is designed to enhance the snugly-fitted antique silk faille Marquis costume with elaborate embroidery, lace jabot, and leather shoes signed Jumeau Med'Or Paris.
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