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26" RR Jumeau Bebe French Antique Doll With VERY RARE Smiling Expression STUNNING GIRL!
For your consideration we offer this stunning, wonderful and super RARE Jumeau French Bebe marked RR on a fully jointed original French composition body with jointed wrists. She has Lovely original Chocolate Brown paperweight eyes and a RARE smiling open mouth and wearing a silk couture FROCK dress!***NOW ON SUPERSALE AND STILL AVAILABLE ON LAYAWAY!!!!**** Grab her up because he won't be here for long! +Free shipping to-boot!!!+
She is GUARANTEED to be free of hairlines, cracks, chips or restoration the the bisque head. She is GUARANTEED to be an authentic JUMEAU antique BEBE doll produced in France By Jumeau circa 1892 and on an original Jumeau body.
This gorgeous and rare RR Jumeau has a Bisque socket head on a fully jointed Jumeau composition and wood body. Beautiful original brown paperweight eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, multi stroke feathered brows, pierced ears with vintage glass bead earrings, open smiling mouth with shading and accents and six upper teeth, lovely light blond mohair wig.
Wearing an antique style pale blue silk couture Frock dress fully lined and constructed with wonderful antique lace at the bodice (small seam separation at the back of the jacket), antique white cotton chemise with lace trim, antique drawer string pantaloons with lace edge, antique nylon ribbed socks, antique black leather shoes, antique blue and rose enameled bar pin on her dress and all topped off with a matching blue silk hat with lace and black feather.
MARKS: Bebe Jumeau (red stamp somewhat faded)
R. 12. R.
CONDITION: Generally Excellent! The lovely bisque head with fine quality creamy bisque, subtle coloring, expert, delicate painting of features, crisp modeling of intelligent and pretty face. Slight lightening of the nose tip The original body in sturdy original finish condition but showing typical signs of flaking and retouch including repainting of the left arm and both hands and flaked areas on the left leg (see all photos). A gorgeous version of the very desirable and sought after rarer RR Jumeau with fabulously captivating chocolate brown paperweight eyes and that rare and elusive smiling open mouth.
This wonderful antique Bebe was made by the Jumeau factory for an unknown distributor with the initials of RR (see page 340 of the Jumeau Book by Francois Theimer and Florence Theriault!
She would look lovely in your cabinet or she can be offered as a holiday or birthday gift! If you're looking for a rare antique Jumeau look no more!
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