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Small Tete Jumeau Bisque Head Bebe with Sleeping Eyes

Auction:
2345
Lot:
700
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

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

Description:

Small Tete Jumeau Bisque Head Bebe with Sleeping Eyes, Paris, c. 1880s, weighted brown glass eyes which pivot against metal orbs (do not fully "sleep"), open mouth, row of upper teeth, pierced ears, red stamp DEPOSE TETE JUMEAU, original blonde mohair wig with long curls, cork pate, fully articulated composition body in original finish, blue stamp on small of back BEBE JUMEAU Bte SGDG - DEPOSE, ecru wool challis dress with red floral print, dark red velvet cap, red stockings, brown leather shoes marked Modes de Paris 55, ht. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Paris, Bebe, Small Tete Jumeau Bisque Head , metal orbs, Ecru, Mohair, Tete, Mozambique