22 Inch Antique Long Face Jumeau Bebe Triste
22 Inch Antique Long Face Jumeau. This lovely doll is on a fully jointed early Jumeau body with straight wrists and attached hip, shoulder and elbow balls. Her beautiful face has large and sad looking inquisitive dreamy brown stationary paperweight eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, delicate painting of the multi stroke and feathered brows as well as the fine, evenly spaced lashes, closed mouth with shading and accents and pale coloring, applied pierced ears with earrings, fine quality French auburn brown wig with original straight, long flowing strands with a cork pate. Dress: Wearing a wonderful original antique lavender dress with insertion hand lace, dropped waist, front pleating, lace embellished wrists and lace embellishments above the bottom pleated hem line, antique full matching pantaloons. Her hand crocheted socks reach all the way up to her knees and she wears antique French cream leather shoes with silver buckles. On her head is a wonderful antique lace bonnet with stiffened lace and loosely ruffled brim. She is just a fabous specimen for excellence!
MARKS: She is marked 10 on the back of her neck and her body on lower back torso is stamped: Jumeau vrai'Modelle B' II PARIS. CONDITION: This gorgeous head has wonderful powdery bisque, pale color, expert painting of delicate features, crisp modeling with a very sweet and innocent featured face.
Cheeks are subtly blushed with gentle impressionistic painting indicative of the very first models of this elusive French bebe. The original body is in exvellent condition with its original finish. This exquisite French girl is so unforgettable with her sad but inquisitive look of sweet childhood innocence! Anyone would cherish having her in their doll collection! Please contact me with any questions. She is my finest doll in my collection and hate to see her leave, but it is time to let someone else enjoy her exquisite presence! This is the ultimate in doll collecting!
The item "22 Inch Antique Long Face Jumeau Bebe Triste" is in sale since Tuesday, July 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French". The seller is "wall-kare" and is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand/Artist: Jumeau
- Doll Size: 22 in
- Features: Antique