Lot No. 099

Lot 99.

Boxed ‘Tete Jumeau Bebe’ c1885-90s bisque doll 24″ (61cm). Closed shaded red mouth with upturned corners, peak accents and modeled defined white space. Red stamped on neck “Depose Tete Jumeau Btg SGDC 11” also artist / check marks. Starburst blue paperweight eyes, eyeliner, long angled lashes, lush brows with fine outer feathering, small lower right eye rim flake. Soft blushing, pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig and cork pate, spiral spring neck attachment. Jumeau full jointed wood composition with jointed wrists. Only one blue bead pull string, fully extended for non working crier. Body is blue stamped “Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris”. Original dropped waist pleated chemise with lace trim, white Jumeau socks and Jumeau bee symbol black leather strap shoes. Sturdy box with perfect end label and inside lid paper label with Bebe Jumeau information. All original boxed closed mouth Tete Jumeau Bebe.

$3,800 – $4,500