Beautiful Early Period French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau

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16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, very wide blue glass paperweight eyes with very rich spiral threading, dark eyeliner, mauve blushed eye shadow, painted short curly lashes, arched feathered brows, shaded nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume features original Jumeau factory white pinafore dress, along with undergarments, bonnet, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: Emile Jumeau, first period bebe from the firm's luxury line, circa 1877. Value Points: very beautiful bebe with splendid eyes, finest painting of facial features, original body and body finish.
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