This is a beautiful antique Jumeau DEP doll circa 1899, made in France. She is a large size of approximately 28 - 29 tall. According to doll reference, some heads were made by Simon and Halbig. This doll came from the estate of a lady who had been collecting dolls since the 1940's. She took good care of them and kept them in cabinets.Markings: DEP then 12 on neck. She has a beautifully colored bisque head with deeply molded eye sockets, sleeping eyes, painted lower eye lashes, and upper hair lashes. Her bisque head has a few flaws. Very small rub to right cheek, barely noticeable but have to mention. Small flake, top rim of fore head. Tiny chip at one earring hole, back. She had a small hairline that has been stabilized. Head has been lighted up, please see pictures.
She has large dark brown sleep eyes with hair lashes. They open and close nicely. Some of these dolls look cross eyed at times.
Her eye lid wax is a dark color. She has an open mouth with shaded and out lined lips. She has earrings in her ears. Doll has her original chunky jointed French composition and wood body with no markings. Body is in good condition with maybe a little repaint on hands and joints.Her stringing is nice and she can stand on her own, and hold a pose. Doll is dressed in a beautiful antique doll dress with lots of lace.
She also wears antique undies and a slip. Her shoes are oil cloth and have repairs.
The soles are starting to come off. She is also wearing an antique straw hat.It is lined on the inside. There is some separation of the straw rings, it needs a little TLC. She has what looks like her original antique French human hair wig. It's a beautiful reddish brown with golden blonde high lights.
It's hand knotted and hand sewn to a heavy wig cap. This doll is ready for display or to spoil with a pair of really pretty shoes. Please message me with any questions or if needing more pictures. The item "Antique Jumeau DEP Doll Size 12 28-29 Original French Body and Wig" is in sale since Monday, August 19, 2019.
This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French". The seller is "magnoliahillmichele" and is located in Carlisle, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.