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Jumeau Triste or "Long Face" Bebe

Auction:
2314
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Jumeau Triste or "Long Face" Bebe, c. 1885, dark brown paperweight eyes (reset), shading on upper eyelids, soft brown stroked eyebrows, closed mouth with delicate outlining and white space between lips, large applied ears (tiny flakes at pierced ear holes), impressed 10, (very faint hairline from right temple to edge of crown), cork pate, original golden blonde human hair wig (slight wig pulls front of crown), straight wrist jointed composition body with eight separate balls, stamped in blue JUMEAU Medaille d'Or PARIS (paint wear on fingers and joints), dressed in a period cream-color net over blue satin and lace dress and matching hat with blue ostrich plume (some fiber loss on dress), white batiste underclothes, light blue socks and brown kid shoes (damaged), ht. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Keywords

Bebe, PARIS, Fashion