Outstanding and rare to find all original 14" ( 36 cm ) Bebe by Jumeau from the rare character series with laughing and crying double face of best quality of bisque and painting with wonderful deep modeling and very expressive of both faces . Wonderful and special rare to find Bebe with art character double face created by Jumeau expressly for the Luxury doll shopÂ´s in Paris at 19th. century !!
For me it is heavy to say which face side are my favorite .... the happy face or the crying expression , both are very beautiful !!
The laughing bisque head side has beautiful round inset blue glass paperweight eyes with dark eyeliner and finest painted lashes and feathered brows . She has an closed mouth in very wide smile with outlined lips and finest modeling of row of porcelain teeth and has lovely impressed dimples !! The second face side of crying child has wonderful deep modeling of dramatized features with very narrow blue glass inset eyes with modeled eye lids and finest painting of long lashes and brushstroked brows . Her mouth are closed with modeled as though open in crying expression with shaded lips and row of porcelain teeth . Has sculpted tongue and it seems you can hear her crying ..... !! Her bisque head are pale with un pierced ears and original short blonde mohair wig with both front sides.
The rare doll has her original composition and wooden fully jointed body with original body finish , Jumeau label at back !!
She is wearing all factory original Jumeau flowered dress with set of under wearing , Jumeau socks and French shoes . Finally treasure an outstanding pale pink silk bonnet ............
All complete from Jumeau Factory .... France around 1890 from rare character series by Emile Jumeau. Head mark .... size 7 ( at both neck sides ) Has hard so see fine hairline at side of head .... please see my pictures and for special pictures please let me know . Otherwise free of damage , chip or repair ! Body has original finish and is generally excellent .....
Please let me know if you have any question or if you need more or special pictures and thank you very much for your interest on my Doll - Shop !!
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