Lot No. 100
Pale bisque ‘Tete Jumeau Bebe’ c1892, 17.5″ (44.5cm). Closed mouth with inner shading, upturned corners and fine peak accents, modeled defined white space. Red stamped on the neck “Depose Tete Jumeau Btg SGDG 7” also pencil checkmark. Blue glass paperweight eyes, eyeliner, long angled lashes, long lush brows with fine outer feathering. Soft blushing, pierced ears, original 1890s cork pate with applied weft style blonde mohair wig, flat style original neck attachment. Wood French ball jointed composition body with jointed wrists, two finger repairs and paint flaking on left pinkie finger. The body has an oval paper label “Bebe Jumeau // Diplome d’Honneur”. Pale blue pleated knee-length dress with lace trim. Antique pantaloons, petticoat and lace socks. Matching wide brim hat with antique embroidered lace, brown leather shoes.
$3,500 – $4,500