This is a beautiful closed mouth tete Jumeau, which stands 29" tall. She has the largest almond shaped eyes! Her expression resembles an EJ in many ways. Lovely bisque head with panted eyebrows (tiny rub the size of a pencil point in one brow). Lavishly painted upper and lower lashes with huge set ocean blue paperweight eyes. Rose blushed cheeks, painted closed mouth. Faint rub to tip of nose. Pierced ears with tiny flake to one earring hole. The back of her head is marked in red Depose Tete Jumeau 14. Antique or original cork pate. Antique long blonde human hair wig cascades down her back. Her French body appears to have original finish with some wear at joints. Dressed in original socks with antique red silk shoes (silk has worn thin in some areas). Antique or original pantaloons, slip and antique or original dress lavishly decorated with an abundance of gorgeous lace. Silk ribbon at her waist matches the color of her shoes. Some wear to fingers with a possible re glue or repair to pinkie. Some repaint to hands, as well. Body is not stamped, but believed to be her original Jumeau body. She is a wonderful doll in an impressive size and would be an excellent addition to an important collection of French dolls.
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