GORGEOUS Bebe Jumeau with beautiful quality bisque and very bulbous blue paperweight eyes with spiral detail! The paperweight eyes are stunning! She even has her original blonde caracul skin wig! She is the rare DEPOSE JUMEAU model, which was made for only 1-2 years.She has very beautifully molded and painted facial features. She has a very beautiful, soft, gentle, endearing face! This model was a transition model between the E. And the Tete Jumeau models. Her head and body are marked. The bisque head has no damage or repairs; however, she has an original red firing line at the top crown rim under the wig. This is not damage, but is in the original making of the doll. Her dress is a beautiful period factory dress with pink and red floral print. The dress is accented with cream fabric trim, four decorative buttons at the front bodice and pleats around the skirt below the waist. She wears her original chemise and pantaloon set with whitework trim. She wears her original Jumeau knit stockings and pink stamped Jumeau shoes.
She would make a great addition to the finest collection! 17 DEPOSE JUMEAU, Size #7, featuring a bisque socket head with beautiful quality bisque, very bulbous blue paperweight eyes with spiral threading, feathered eyebrows, finely painted upper and lower eyelashes, dark eyeliner encircles the eye cuts, dot accents at the inside corners of the eyes, shaded and accented nostrils, closed mouth, shaded and accented lips, wonderful original blonde caracul skin wig, cork pate, and on the original Jumeau body with straight wrists. The Jumeau body is signed on the back of the torso. The head and body are connected with the original Jumeau coil spring mechanism. She has only one earring.Her dress is a beautiful and original period factory muslin dress with pink and red floral print. Under her dress, she wears her original chemise and pantaloon set with whitework trim. A beautiful antique straw bonnet with attached flowers frame her face beautifully.
The quality of the bisque is superb with excellent modeling and delicate facial decoration. The bisque head has no damage or repairs; however, there is an original red firing line at the top of the crown rim under the wig. The body is in overall excellent condition with some paint touch-up and signed on the rear buttocks with the blue ink stamp. The head and body are connected with the original Jumeau spring/coil connector.The dress, undergarments, knit stockings, and shoes are in overall excellent condition. One shoe is missing a rosette. 7 (incised on back of head).
Paris (blue stamp on back of torso). DEPOSE (incised on leather soles of both shoes).The doll will be professionally packed in a strong box (a box with interior reinforcement in the size of 24 x 12 x 12). The item "17 DEPOSE JUMEAU 7, Blue Spiral Eyes, Factory Dress & Shoes, Red Firing Line" is in sale since Saturday, August 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French". The seller is "webantiqueshop" and is located in Manhattan, Kansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.