Superb French Bisque Bebe E.J. Jumeau, Size 11, Near Mint Condition with Signed Shoes

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25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils, blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, separately modeled and pierced ears, brunette antique hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with very plump limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 11 J (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: superb refined model of the signature bebe having grand size, outstanding bisque and painting, sculpting details including impressed dimples at lip corners and chin, original body and body finish, antique costume that is likely original, lace bonnet, undergarments, knit stockings, Jumeau leather shoes signed Paris Depose 11.
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