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2722T Marlborough
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Bisque Head Tete Jumeau Bebe

Auction: Discovery - 2722T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 08, 2014 10:00AM


Bisque Head Tete Jumeau Bebe, Paris, c. 1890, back of head marked "DEPOSE TETE JUMEAU Bte SGDG 2," with curly blond mohair wig, brown lined eyes with toggle mechanism to close, closed mouth, pierced ears with imitation pearl earrings, on marked Jumeau composition body with cotton gingham dress, white cotton apron, white cotton undergarments, white silk stockings, and brown leatherette shoes with applied red silk rosettes, ht. 11 1/2 in.

Provenance: Brought from Paris by Rebecca Hughes Taylor for Lydia Hughes, c. 1890.
Estimate $800-1,200

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