Here is an 18.5"/19" Depose Tete Jumeau 8 with fine poured bisque, lovely soft painting, beautiful cornflower blue glass paper weight eyes, heavy dark brown brows, pale mauve shadow under brows, lavish painted upper and lower lashes, soft rose shaded closed mouth and pierced ears. Head is marked in red on back "DEPOSE // TETE JUMEAU // BTE SGDG 8 " with red artist marks. There is a tiniest flake at the left earring hole and mold roughness around the rim. Head is otherwise free of damage. Doll has cork pate and antique blond mohair wig. She is on her original fully jointed French body . Body has original flesh finish with some bruises, crows feet and wear at joint. Body houses a non functioning voice box. Pull strings are present. Doll is dressed in antique red plaid dress, antique and possibly original pantaloons and petticoat with added snaps. original black mesh stockings and Bee mark Size 8 Jumeau shoes.Dress is period and beautiful but does have moth loss. It opens down the back and fastens with hooks and thread closures. Shoes are intact, finish is worn as shown. Stocking are handsome and period. The left one has loss at the heels. Otherwise intact. Red stamp Depose Tete Jumeau were introduced in 1886 and were produced continuously through 1899. This one is very pretty and pale fine bisque indicates it is an earlier one.
6 Month Layaway
19 Inch Size 8 Depose Tete Jumeau Blue Eyes Signed Bee Size 8 Shoes