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Small Bisque Head Portrait Jumeau Bebe

Auction:
2196
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Small Bisque Head Portrait Jumeau Bebe, France, c. 1870s, blue lined paperweight eyes, closed mouth with space between lips, pale coloring, (hairline left eye to crown), original ash blonde skin wig over cork pate, head impressed with unusual backwards/forwards C touching in the middle at base of neck, fully articulated eight ball composition and wood body (lower arms repainted) stamped in blue Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris, white batiste dress with pierced and embroidered lace, straw hat with blue silk ribbons and pom-poms, red socks, black leather shoes marked MG on sole, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Portrait Jumeau Bebe, Small Bisque Head , Paris, France, Fashion, Lace, Lip, Pom-pon