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StunningFrench Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau in Superb Costume

StunningFrench Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau in Superb Costume

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Directory: Dolls: Antique Dolls: Bisque: French: Pre 1900: Item # 1429639

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This is one of the most beautiful Bebe´s from Emile Jumeau known as " Bebe Triste" or Long Face Jumeau ..... France circa 1880/ 85.

The rare model was designed and sculpted by the great French artist " Carrier Belleuse " on commission from Maison Jumeau and is now known as " Bebe Triste " in reference to her sad facial expression !

This beautiful doll has best quality of pale bisque and painting , pressed bisque socket head with elongated and very full cheeks and chin.

She has amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes with dark eyeliner , fine painted lashes and mauve blushed eye shadow. Brushstroked brows and accented eye corners . She has an closed mouth with deep modeling and pale shaded and outlined lips.

Beautiful separately modeled pierced ears and her wonderful blonde mohair wig full of lovel curls over cork pate. Head mark size 15 (( 32" ( 82 cm ) )

She has her original French composition and wooden fully jointed body with typical straight wrists and Jumeau mark at back .....has generally good condition to age

Her complete condition is generally excellent!! Her pressed bisque head is free of damage , repair , hairline or other problems.Note a very tiny factory flaw bisque imperfection at her mouth corner .... very hard to see with your eyes and so not disturbing !!!.... just to mention it

Wearing with superb French blue silk and velvet costume with fine lace decoration and gorgeous French high top straw bonnet inside covered with blue silk satin, set of under garment with French stocking and Shoes.

Most beautiful and rare large size Bebe with very fine quality of pale pressed bisque and sad facial expression , has her original body and body finish and absolute wonderful costume.

... Thank you for your interest on My Doll Shop and if you have any question or if you need extra pictures please let me know !!

Layaway are always welcome , please ask me about and we would happy to help that your dreams come true with this stunning doll !