Petite French Bisque Bebe E.J., Size 2, by Emile Jumeau with Splendid Eyes

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10" (25 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with heart-shaped upper lip, shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 2 J (and artist checkmarks, on head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: rare petite size, splendid dramatic eyes, fine original body and body finish.
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