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Very Beautiful French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau

Lot Number: 
78
14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pale outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his premiere bebe model, 1878. Value Points: very beautiful bebe with rare brown eyes for this model, original body and body finish, loveliest bisque, early costume.
Realized Price: 
$3,250
Presale Estimate: 
4500/5500