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Large Jumeau Triste or "Long Face" Bebe

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2345
Lot:
688
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Large Jumeau Triste or "Long Face" Bebe, impressed 13, with pressed bisque head, lightly outlined closed mouth with darker shading at center, even overall coloring, blue feathered paperweight eyes, medium brown eyebrows (light paint rub on one), large applied ears with classic garnet red earrings, possibly original dark blonde hair wig, and fully articulated wood and composition straight-wrist body with original finish and blue ink stamp on small of back Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris, in white cotton undergarments, rose pink silk dropped waist dress and bonnet, and leather gloves, ht. 28 1/2 in., (very light paint rub on left eyebrow, body with scattered touch-up repaint at the lower leg, toes, hip, and shoulder joints).
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Keywords

light paint rub, Bebe, pressed bisque head , Paris, Eye, Eyebrow, facial hair, Garnet