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Small Closed Mouth Size 1 Tete Jumeau

Auction:
2345
Lot:
845
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

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

Description:

Small Closed Mouth Size 1 Tete Jumeau, Paris, c. 1880s, brown paperweight eyes, medium brown feathered eyebrows, closed mouth with even painting, light outlining, pale coloring with soft pink cheeks (professional and nearly imperceptible restoration to side of forehead by eye), red stamp DEPOSE TETE JUMEAU Bte SGDG 1, cork pate, long brown mohair wig, fully articulated composition and wood body in original finish, blue stamp on back JUMEAU MEDAILLE d'OR PARIS, white cotton chemise, possibly original maroon lacy net socks and leather shoes embossed 35 on sole, ht. 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

Paris, OR PARIS, Mohair, Stamp