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15.5" French Louvre Bebe by Jumeau in Charming Costume
Something about this Louvre Bebe hints at mystery. Perhaps she's poring over a book she just found at the library, some ancient Latin text that contains a dark secret. Light rain bounces off the straw bonnet with cream lace trim that protects her luxuriant golden curls, but her shining blue eyes remain fixed on the book. Her frock is subtly elegant, deep blue with fine lace accents- just the thing for a day of searching through shelves with Paris' best-dressed. Will she crack the case in time? Bring her home and find out. What a sweet cabinet-sized French Bebe with the most delicate expression and stunning bebe costume! And look at those luscious golden curls! Not to mention her wonderful ocean blue blue original paperweight eyes, and her slightly puckered closed mouth. Wow what a treat she is!
~We are offering Mademoiselle on layaway! Take up to 10 months to pay for this beautiful lady. Have any questions about her? Feel free to write us an email or give our office a call at 718.859.0901. Please note: Any offers made will be considered as cash offers unless otherwise specified and discussed beforehand.~ And this beautiful girl ships for free in the US!
She has a lovely Pressed bisque socket head on a fully jointed original Jumeau body. Gorgeous blue paperweight eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, multi stroke brows, closed mouth with shading and accents, pierced ears stunning black pearl earrings, lovely French honey blond mohair wig. Wearing a beautiful newly made from antique fabrics teal silk frock dress with ecru lace appliques pleated dropped waist, antique white cotton chemise and antique cream cotton pantaloons, antique cotton knit ecru stockings with pattern and wonderful antique-style french teal cloth shoes with cork soles.
MARKS: B 6 F
CONDITION: Excellent. The exquisite head with fine quality pale bisque, expert painting of delicate features, crisp modeling. A small inherent dent to the right of the nose tip does not detract. The body in clean and sturdy condition with only very minor flaking to the fingers and toes. Teeny flecks to the ear pierce holes. This wonderful French Bebe was made exclusively by Jumeau to be sold in the Au Louvre department store in Paris circa 1890. We are certain that this Jumeau will be a treasured family heirloom!
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