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Tete Jumeau Bisque Bebe

Auction:
2355
Lot:
644
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2355
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 24, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Tete Jumeau Bisque Bebe, stamped in red Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 12 and back stamped in blue, Aux Tuileries M. Bail Jouets 210 Rue De (?), with pale bisque, fixed light-blue paperweight eyes, arched brows, open / closed mouth, pierced applied ears, cork pate, original blonde mohair wig, fully-jointed composition body, period and probably original china blue silk coat dress, fine straw hat with matching blue trim, off-white lace jabot, socks, and black kid shoes with rosettes, stamped on the sole Paris, ht. 26 in., (some paint wear and scuffing on hands and joints, silk in unstable condition).


Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Paris, Mohair