32" French bebe Jumeau size 15 brown-eyed with silk hat and jumeau shoes
perfect french Bisque socket head,brown glass paperweight inset eyes,thick painted dark eye liner,lushly painted lashes,widely arched brush-stroked brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth,shaded and outlined lips,pierced ears, extra long curly blonde wig
,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. marks: artist checkmarks on head and blue ink stamped " Bebe Jumeau Diplome d'Honneur (body). Comments: Jumeau,circa 1888. Value Points: lovely luminous bisque enhanced with rich decoration of eyes,original body and body finish,beautiful original costume
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 objercts that had a true sense of time and place”…. As are dolls perfect examples.
HEAD: Antique bisque socket head that has no repair, neither restaurations .Painted facial features. She has dramatic almond deep browny 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 applied pierced ears . Antique ORIGINAL blonde curly wig over cork pate, that enhances her sweet look . Head is marked read ink : DEPOSE TETE JUMEAU 15 , BODY MARKED Blue ink bebe jumeau . Lovely bisque with great luminosity and painting on this rare French bebe, wearing multi-layered antique costume, ready to your collection. the DEPOSE doll have an special look, like a transitional model
CLOTHES : Original BEe marked jumeau shoes , in fair condition,. BEBE brass pin in the front dress
she is dressed in a monday`s promenade dress in light brown colour with silk added . fancy dress is good condition albait some areas of silk melting around collar.
Extremelly marvellous pure silk hat couture with the most French elegance , WITH embroided and lace and gratest shape to make her look Imponent and magic. tied with a pair of long silk bows
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 in this condition for $6500-7500.00 in this unique great size 15 and is offered for much less.
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PAYPAL accepted. LAY A WAY accepted (MAXIMUM 12 MONTHS)
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32" (80CM) French Bebe Jumeau Size 15 bronwn-eyed with sil hat and jumeau shoes
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