Rare and Pristine Grand-Sized French Bisque Bebe Jumeau, Size 16, Original Costume

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33" (84 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark painted eye liner, lushly painted dark lashes, wide brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin and lip corners, separately sculpted pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 16 (head, and artist check marks) Bebe Jumeau Diplome d'honneur (body label). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: pristine unplayed with and all-original condition of the rare large size 16 bebe, having original beautiful soft mohair wig with ribbon, Jumeau earrings, Jumeau chemise with Bebe Jumeau gold lettered label, and her original size 16 Bebe Jumeau box. The bebe has flawless creamy bisque which enhances her unusual expression, and outstanding original body and body finish.
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