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GORGEOUS EARLY FRENCH BISQUE JUMEAU BEBE, SIZE 1, WITH RARE CARTOUCHE MARK AND WRAP-AROUND EYES.Marks: Jumeau (impressed in bisque in large letter enclosed within a cartouche frame); 1 (on head). 11”.Pressed bisque socket head with very full plump cheeks, almond shaped “wrap-around” blue paperweight eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists stamped “Jumeau Medaille d’or Paris”, wear original silk satin factory frock, newer pink French style shoes, lace bonnet.Commentary: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, rarest model with cartouche mark was made for only one or two years; has gorgeous luxury model bisque and portrait-like face with dramatic large eyes (so-called “wrap-around”) original wig, original body in very fine condition, original dress; includes extra pink silk dress and bonnet.

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GORGEOUS EARLY FRENCH BISQUE JUMEAU BEBE, SIZE 1, WITH

Estimate $12,000 - $15,000Jul 17, 2016