RARE & FABULOUS LARGE SIZE 12 Tete Jumeau in Antique Couturier Silk and Lace Dress, Antique Stockings, Signed Jumeau Shoes, Original Jumeau Human Hair Wig In French Braid Over Cork Pate, and Matching Silk Bonnet! Her bisque head is perfect with superb modeling and decoration of the bisque. She has beautiful amber-brown paperweight eyes with spiral detail.This is an early Tete Jumeau model and even features the early mauve eyeshadow on the upper eye lids. 27 TETE JUMEAU Size #12, featuring a poured bisque socket head with superb quality to the modeling and decoration of the bisque, stunning bulbous two-tone spiral threaded amber-brown paperweight eyes, feathered eyebrows, finely painted upper and lower eyelashes, dot accents at the inside corners of the eyes, early mauve shading to the upper eye lids, shaded and accented nostrils, closed mouth, shaded and accented lips, original dark blonde human hair wig styled in a French braid over cork pate, and on the original signed Jumeau wood and composition body with jointed wrists. The body has a working pull-string crier.
When you pull the string and release it, the doll makes a crying sound. She has a lovely early face.
Because of her large size, there is much detail in the facial features. The quality of the molding and decoration of the bisque is exceptional. The bisque head is perfect. This is an early Tete Jumeau and features the beautiful mauve eyeshadow on the upper eyelids! This doll is dressed in the finest of antique clothing!
She wears a very beautiful antique silk couturier dress with much sewing detail and accented with lace trim, antique pantaloon, antique stockings, beautiful signed Jumeau leather shoes, and a beautiful silk bonnet. The quality of the bisque is superb with excellent modeling and very delicate facial decoration. I have lighted and black-lighted the bisque head and the bisque head is perfect with no damage and no repairs (there is very minuscule flake at each pierced earring hole). The body is in overall excellent condition and the crier mechanism works.
The couturier silk dress and bonnet are in overall excellent condition with some staining and slight wear as expected with an antique silk doll dress. The leather shoes are in overall excellent condition.12 (red stamp on back of head). PARIS (blue stamp on back of body). 12 Paris [Bee Symbol] Depose (incised on sole shoes). 1889, lovely classic period BEBE JUMEAU model with very refined facial features. The doll will be professionally packed in a strong box (double-boxed with an exterior box in the size of 40 x 15 x 15).
The item "27 Tete JumeauClosed MouthAntique Couturier DressSigned ShoesSpiral Eyes" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French".The seller is "webantiqueshop" and is located in Manhattan, Kansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.