If I were a collector aiming to purchase one French Bebe this fall, I would skip the waiting game and simply purchase the best of the best of the best up front and scoop this Paris Bebe off the market. We have had so much pre-sale interest in this girl, I know that she will be gone very, very soon! This is the post-lawsuit example of the doll (the more desirable) made by Jumeau after Danel attempted to copy his classic Tete Jumeau. Jumeau made a few changes to the Paris Bebe before producing a small run of these rare dolls, including giving her those chubby cheeks, delightfully pointed nose, and petite chin. The Jumeau Paris Bebe is known to have the clearest, most exciting character features, and this example does not disappoint. An extra bonus is that she comes on the distinctive Danel Paris Bebe body with the iconic Eiffel Tower stmp. This is because, after Emile Jumeau won the lawsuit against Danel for copywrite infringement, Jumeau seized all of the Danel stock and continued to use the Danel bodies for his own Paris Bebes—Thus, the Jumeau head on the Danel body. She is Museum Quality, as far as we are concerned! She comes with our highest level of gifts and guarantees, because she is an extraordinary, five star French Bebe we may never see again.
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She has a bisque socket head on a fully jointed Jumeau body with jointed wrists. Beautiful blue paperweight eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with shading and accents, pierced ears with antique glass bead earrings, beautiful strawberry blond human hair wig plus she comes with her original brown human hair wig and original cork pate!
Dressed in a wonderful antique style salmon wool dress with fancy black, rose and gray bands, ecru lace trim, pleated skirt with dropped waist, wonderful matching bonnet with large gray silk bow, antique Bebe bar pin with pink enamel on brass, antique cream factory chemise, antique cream cotton pantaloons with ruffles and tucks, Lacy long stockings, Black authentic Jumeau leather shoes signed 11 . MARKS: Blue stamp on head: PARIS BEBE TETE DEPOSE 10 Blue Eiffel Tower stamp on the rear torso.
CONDITION: Excellent. She is a lovely example of the desirable and rare Paris Bebe by Jumeau! The Jumeau body is in good original finish condition, but showing age wear with flaking of paint to some areas and repainting to both hands and forearms which have experienced typical flaking as well and repairs to areas around the joints and the back of the left leg (see photos). Small flakes at the ear pierce holes. She has a commanding presence and a wonderful costume.… LBK- 9-5-2016
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