If you still don't have a Jumeau bebe in your collection, you are missing out on one of the quintessential dolls in the antique doll world! Why not consider this darling example in a nice chunky size with blue paperweight eyes and a stunning antique style Bebe frock made by a very talented seamstress! Dressed in a deep royal blue silk frock with contrasting ecru shirred front panel and matching antique lace, pleated dropped skirt, lace-edged flounce on skirt, lace edged long sleeves and lace lined bodice, pretty blue self bows, antique half slip with lace edge and antique lace edged pantaloons, antique ecru silk knit stockings and wonderful matching blue leather Jumeau style shoes with ecru contrast stitching. There is also a stunning antique blue velvet bonnet with double lace halo and cloth flower trim. What a delightful presentation of a proper Victorian French child!
This charming doll must have brought hours of amusement to her Victorian family! And how lucky are we to have the pleasure of re-imagining and reliving that moment here in the 21st century?—More than 100 years after she was produced by Jumeau circa 1895!
~This sweet French girl is available on layaway! Take up to 8 months to pay for her. She will await her new home in our layaway cabinet, and the months will simply fly by!~
She has a bisque socket head on a fully jointed Jumeau body with the Blue Bebe Jumeau stamp. Beautiful light blue paperweight eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, multi stroke feathered brows, open mouth with shading and accents and six upper teeth, pierced ears with lovely antique green glass earrings, pretty long brown French human hair wig set in long ringlets.
BEBE JUMEAU / Bte SGDG / Depose
CONDITION: Excellent. She is free of hairlines, cracks, chips or restoration to her bisque head and she is on her original French composition and wood body. The beautiful head with good quality bisque (very minor peppering seen under magnification only), pleasant rich color, expert painting of delicate features, crisp modeling of gorgeous Jumeau classic face with her gorgeous signature Jumeau blue paperweight eyes. Her original Jumeau body in very good original finish condition and showing only very minor age wear with some areas of touch-up to the joints.
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French 20.5” Bebe Jumeau 8 with Blue Paperweight & Lovely Silk Frock circa 1895!