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Superb All-Original French Bisque Bebe Jumeau in Couturiere 18th-Century Style Costume and Wig

Lot Number: 
1
Bisque socket head,large blue glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,lushly painted dark lashes,brush-stroked brows with enhanced glaze,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth,shaded and accented lips,pierced ears,white mohair wig in original coiffure over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed lady body with shapely bosom,tiny waist and generous derriere. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 8 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,circa 1886. Value Points: extremely rare all-original doll in unplayed-with condition,wearing superb unique costume in the 18th century court-style from the couturiere studios of Ernestine Jumeau; the patterned silk dress is decorated with silk flowers and beading,the unique stylized wig is decorated with silk flowers,and has fitted kidskin gloves,Jumeau undergarments and Jumeau silk shoes marked with gold "Bebe Jumeau" lettering.
Realized Price: 
$6,500
Presale Estimate: 
6500/8500