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FRENCH BISQUE PORTRAIT BEBE BY EMILE JUMEAU. Marks: 8. 18 ½”. Pressed bisque socket head, deep blue paperweight eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner mauve-blushed eyelids, softly-feathered brows, closed mouth, shaded and accented lips, separately-modelled and applied pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, wooden and composition eight-loose-ball jointed body with straight wrists, stamped Jumeau Medaille D’or Paris, original cream silk and lace frock, pink silk bonnet with original shop label, black leather shoes with silk rosettes, impressed “Jumeau/Med.or/Paris Depose”. Commentary: Smooth creamy bisque complexion, fabulous depth of eyes, superb facial painting, excellent original body with original finish, silk of costume is worn and fragile. Estimate: $4000/6000.

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Inherent raised line or scratch on forehead which does not go through the bisque (see photo)

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