35" (86 cm.) perfect bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, extended-length brunette mohair wig of lush quality, cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with plump limbs and straight wrists. Condition is generally excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: back incised 16 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Emile Jumeau, circa 1882. rare grand size 16 with luxurious wig, fine original body, and wearing antique brown velvet dress, bonnet, (frail) gilt-lettered original marked Jumeau shoes.
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 applied pierced ears with blue coral earrings . Antique ORIGINAL exceptional long wig HH with extensions over cork pate, that enhances her sweet look.
Exceptional quality of bisque and painting,especially detailed about the mouth, original wig, cork pate, body,body finish, antiqueJumeau all original.
The Jumeau triste or LONG FACE JUMEAU , was designed by famous sculptor CARRIER BELLEUSE, the chief designer for Sèvres porcelain factory, and was special commissioned by JUMEAU to do this unique doll mold. Refered as “TRISTE” because of the doll’s sad solemn pensive expression. A unique piece of history!!!
This special mold was only made in sizes ranging from 9 to 16. Being the extreme sizes the rarest and most expensive to find.
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.
Grand French Bisque "Bebe Triste" size 16 by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes
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