exceptional bebe Jumeau size 3 in original Ernestine Jumeau couture French dress with signature JUMEAU red arm-band
Maison Jumeau , Paris France 1842-on. Jumeau dolls have a certain cachet and are extremely popular with collectors. Founded by Pierre François Jumeau , was taken after his death by his second son, Emile, that has studied to be an architect, but assumed his responsabilities. He was forced to take over the family business, and resolved to make France the world leader in the doll industry. The Metropolitan Museum of Art defines ART as “ including objects that had a true sense of time and place”…. As are dolls perfect examples.
HEAD: Antique bisque socket head that has no cracks chips or repair, neither restaurations .Painted facial features. Light tested and she is perfect condition. She has dramatic almond deep blue glass spiral paperweitht inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners, and shaded nostrils. Closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips. Accented nostrils. Well defined pierced ears with tiny round coral red ear-rings. Antique ORIGINAL blonde curly wig over cork pate, that enhances her sweet look . Head is marked RED INK STAMPED “DEPOSE tete jumeau bte S.G.D.G. 3” . Lovely bisque with great luminosity and painting on this rare French bebe, wearing multi-layered antique costume, ready to your collection.
12" (32 cm.) Bisque socket head,blue glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner encircles the eye-cut,painted dark lashes,incised eyeliner,brush-stroked and feathered brows,mauveblushed eye-shadow,shaded nostrils,closed mouth with space between the shaded lips,separately-applied pierced ears,dimpled chin,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Generally excellent CONDITIOM.
Exceptional quality of bisque and painting,especially detailed about the mouth,original wig,pate,body,body finish,antiqueJumeau muslin flower-print chemise dress,antique leather shoes and jumeau socks.
CLOTHES: She wears great antique French ORIGINAL maison JUMEAU couture dress with the red arm band BEBE JUMEAU . very few items have preserved that distinguished value, and must had been special pieces with the greatest coutures created. Clothes show age but In stable condition. Silk melting in some front areas of the skirt. Pattern of the whole dress reminds best couture examples from Ernestine Jumeau attelier. Top doll ready for your collection . Matching and elegant hat that captivates all focus of attention… she is deserved to be the collections central piece. Her shoes are French marked with the exclusive French department store label “AU NAIN BLEU- Paris” This world-famous toy store has been a favorite among Parisian children since the mid-19th century.Address:252 boulevard Saint Germain, 75007 Paris
She has a few more antique clothes and is preserved in a Victorian-french styled dolls steamer trunks with lithographies in the inside and compartments . all in quite fair conditiojn due to age
Entrancing deep paperweitht eyes are enhanced by richly painted eyeliner and lashes, with the most beautiful bisque and body finish.
Doll displayed and preserved in non-smoking home.
Beautiful doll, ready for display.
SHE books for $12000.00-$13000.00 in this special rarest size and is offered for much less. Her arm banded JUMEAU original dress in hardly impossible to find actuallt. Few models had preserved till today
****Reasonable offers considered****
PAYPAL accepted. LAYAWAY accepted
12" Sublime, unique bebe jumeau size 3 with armband and trouseau ancienne
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