Lot No. 098
Closed mouth Tete Jumeau Bebe c1890, 17” (43cm) bisque doll. Superb closed rose mouth with inner shading, darker peak accents, minimal modeled white space, accented nostrils. Blue paperweight eyes, encircled black eyeliner, bold angled black lashes, very long arched brown gloss brows with fine upper feathering. Pierced applied ears with drop earrings, pale cheek blush. Red stamped on neck ‘Depose//Tete Jumeau//Btg SGDG//7‘ also checkmarks. Original cork pate and blonde mohair wig. Long spiral original neck spring attachment. Composition wood composition ball jointed body has paper label “BEBE JUMEAU//Diplome d’Honneur”, jointed wrists and paint touch up to hands. Vintage cream cotton dropped waist daywear embroidered lace attached overlay, petticoat, pantaloons, faded blue lace socks, and faded blue vintage shoes. Blue velvet vintage bonnet with large side bow, cream silk lining, and lace trim.
$3,000 – $4,000