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Courtly 19" DEP Tete Jumeau French Bebe Reserved for JM Thanks
~As we enter the final week in March, it is time for our third annual Tax Return Sale. First we had papier maches on sale, then china dolls, and now, ladies and gentlemen of the doll world; it is time for the Bisque and Bebe sale of your dreams! From now until April 15th, we will be giving you a very, VERY good opportunity to utilize those tax return dollars with a mark down sale that is TOO BIG for us to do in one sitting, so we will be adding dolls to it in small gasps- starting at the top with our most beloved and extraordinary bebes, down to the sweetest and already affordable German dollies. Come join the doll fun and search Tax Return in our shop to see all the dolls and accessories included in the sale!~
A special slice of doll history, no collection is complete without a Tete Jumeau made by Simon & Halbig for the French Trade. One of my favorite examples, this very delightful girl in a special burgundy presentation gown is a beautiful doll, ready for her new parent. Those big blue paperweight eyes are just pendulous and delightful. In particularly great condition, this petite bebe is a find.
~This lovely lady is available on layaway! Take up to 6 months to pay for this beautiful girl. Give us a call anytime at 718.859.0901 to hear an in hand description of her fabulous condition, or just send us an email, and we will answer promptly, any of your questions! And what's more? She ships for free in the US.~
Bisque socket head on a fully jointed and original French composition and wood doll body. Beautiful and watery blue paperweight eyes with painted lower lashes, molded and multi-stroke brows, open mouth with shading and accents, four upper teeth, pierced ears, lovely light brown French human hair wig.
Wearing an attractive replica of an antique bebe frock dress consisting of a oxblood silk dress with beige lace trim, fancy silk bows at the deep dropped waist, antique factory chemise, antique pantaloons with white on white embroidery trim, antique cream net stockings, antique style brown leather bebe shoes with brown silk rosettes incised 9 on the sole.
MARKS: DEP TETE JUMEAU 7 CONDITION: Excellent. The bisque head with excellent quality bisque, expert painting of features, crisp modeling of sweet face, pleasant color. The original body in sturdy condition but showing some typical and minor flaking to the hands. A lovely French Bebe with head made by Simon & Halbig for Jumeau!!
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