ANTIQUE FRENCH BISQUE TETE JUMEAU BEBE With CLOSED MOUTH

  • 1400.00 £
  • Published date: June 9, 2024
    • Bromley, London, United Kingdom

ANTIQUE FRENCH BISQUE TETE JUMEAU BEBE With CLOSED MOUTH


⭕ Hauntingly beautiful 18.5 inch antique Jumeau Bebe guaranteed to be on her original Jumeau body produced in France by Jumeau circa 1892. She has a bisque socket head with wonderful original big, blue paperweight eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, multi stroke arching brows, closed mouth with shading and accents, pierced ears with earrings and lovely blond mohair wig over her original thick cork pate.

She wears an antique styled pretty pale pink silk couture bebe frock made from authentic period fabrics and lace, antique cream socks, antique pink oilcloth shoes which are worn and marked 7 on the bottom of each shoe. She wears a lace accented matching bonnet with cloth flowers.



She is marked on her head:

DEPOSE

(red stamp) TETE JUMEAU

8



She is marked on her body:

(multiple tick marks)

(traces of blue ink on rear torso)



There is a minor hairline from the right crown rim behind the ear and there is professional restoration to the forehead. The forehead repair is undetectable and a top quality expert restoration. The face has not been touched with any repainting. She has a lovely head with smooth bisque, skillful painting of exquisite features, beautiful coloring and crisp modeling of a very attractive and loving expression. The original French body is in very fine condition with the original finish showing hardly any wear at all and its well strung and very poseable. She is authentically dressed, display ready and a truly lovely faced early Jumeau doll. A treasure in any collection!

Phone number ✆ 07968 908771
Bromley, London




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