Petite French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau

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12" (30 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes in tiny eye cuts, simply-painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, tiny 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, antique silk dress, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: very dear petite earliest period bebe with shy expression, pale bisque, original body and body finish.
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