Lot No. 103
French Tete Jumeau Bebe c1880s, 22″ (56cm) bisque doll. Side forehead faint hairline from pate rim. Closed rose mouth with modeled white space and inner shading, peak accents, upturned corners. Brown glass paperweight eyes, black eyeliner, bold angled lashes, arched long lush gloss brows with fine outer feathering. Applied pierced ears, red stamped on the neck ‘Depose Tete Jumeau Btg SGDG 10’ also checkmarks. Replaced cork pate and blonde mohair lush wig. Original long spiral spring neck attachment. Wood French ball jointed composition body with jointed wrists with some paint touch-ups, body blue stamped ‘JUMEAU Medaille d’Or Paris’. Cream and pink silk skirt with pink lace overlay, matching fitted jacket cotton lace trim undergarments, cream socks, brown overcast shoes incised R.S. and vintage burgundy velvet hat, silk and cotton lace lining and attached flower front trim.
$1,500 – $2,000