If I were a collector aiming to purchase one French Bebe this spring, I would skip the waiting game and simply purchase this darling Tete Jumeau Bebe. After the Jumeau Firm won their lawsuit against Danel, who were found guilty of copyright infringement in 1895 for trying to copy the famous Jumeau bebe and naming their version "The Paris Bebe," Jumeau was awarded all of the stock which the Danel firm had produced. Not only did Jumeau make their own Paris Bebe, but they also confiscated all of the bodies and parts of the Danel dolls.
Making use of all of their resources, Jumeau utitlized the Paris Bebe bodies on their own Paris bebe as well as there contemporary Tete Jumeau Bebes--Thus, the Jumeau head on the Danel body. She is the classic Tete head on the Paris Bebe Body with the signature Eiffel tower mark on the rear torso. We have had so much pre-sale interest in this girl, I know that she will be gone very, very soon!
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She has a bisque socket head on a fully jointed Jumeau body by Danel 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 faux teardrop pearl earrings, beautiful blond human hair wig plus her original brown human hair wig and original cork pate.
Dressed in a wonderful antique style blue and cream print silk dress with antique lace and ribbon overlay and large sash with bow, two layers of antique undergarments, original silk knit stockings and wonderful brown leather reproduction Jumeau style shoes with brown silk rosettes. On her head is a superb antique navy blue velvet hat with light blue velvet lining, applied cloth flowers and blue feathers. A stunning overall presentation!
Red stamp on head: DEPOSE/ TETE JUMEAU/ 10 (tic marks)
On rear torso: Blue Eiffel Tower stamp on the rear torso.
CONDITION: Excellent. She is a lovely example of the desirable Tete Jumeau Bebe by Jumeau! The Paris Bebe body is in good original finish condition, showing only minor age wear. She has a commanding presence and a wonderful costume.… LBK- 4-15-2019 PRICE: $4550.
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Rare Beautiful 22” Closed-Mouth Tete Jumeau with Eiffel Tower stamped Body