Outstanding and very rare to find all original 18" ( 45 cm ) bisque Bebe by Maison Jumeau from the rare 200ter character series " Fantastique " of double face Bebe with laughing and crying expression !! Has best quality of bisque and painting with wonderful deep modeling and very expressive of both faces .
Wonderful and special rare to find Bebe with rare gorgeous double face created by Maison Jumeau for the special rare to find 200ther character series fantastique !!
She has the laughing face from series 203 and the crying face from the rare
series 211 !!!
For me it is heavy to say which face side are my favorite .... the happy face or the crying expression , both are very beautiful and so unusual !!
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 brush stroked 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 ..... !!
The bisque head are pale with un pierced ears and has original attached blonde mohair wig .
The rare doll has her original composition and wooden fully jointed body with original body finish , modeled headboard where the bisque head are hold inside with the original wire mechanisem . By turning the lever you can move the head to show the crying or laughing face !!
Wearing with set of nice antique under garments , stocking and Bee mark Jumeau shoes , lovely original pale pink silk dress with high brim lace 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 generally excellent condition and is free of hairline , damage , chip or repair ! Body has original finish and is generally excellent as well .....to note a small foot repair and color refresh at her hands ...
Special rare Character Bebe with very charming expression ... ready to enjoy and display in your cabinet !!
Please note this offer belongs only to this rare Bebe , all other only my decoration for your inspiration !!
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