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Large Bébé Jumeau Triste or "Long Face" Bisque Head Doll

Auction:
2939M
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Large Bébé Jumeau Triste or "Long Face" Bisque Head Doll, France, 1880s, the socket head with inset blue eyes, applied ears, and closed mouth, impressed "11" over a composition body with silk and lace dress and shoes, ht. 23 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

wear throughout the body at the joints, restoration to gingers, small flakes to the interior of the rim of the head, body possibly earlier than head


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Doll, Anthropomorphism, Bisque porcelain, Collecting, Dolls, Entertainment, Jumeau, Pierre-François Jumeau, France

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