A/O Rare Antique 1890s 18 French Jumeau/R&D #8 Closed Mouth Bisque Head Doll. Antique French #8 closed mouth bisque head child doll probably made by Jumeau. Lovely molded high-forehead bisque socked head with slant cut crown. She has a very sweet expression, closed mouth with outlined lips with a cleft under her lower lip, pierced ears, brown paperweight stationary eyes, delicately painted upper and lower eyelashes, long multi-stroke feathered eyebrows placed close to her eyes. Accented nostrils and softly painted cheeks.Original short brown human hair wig and cork pate. Back of head is only marked with an incised "8". She is on her original French papier-mâché and wood full jointed body marked "7" on feet. She is dressed in her probably original white cotton trimmed presentation chemise and white cotton pantaloons, short white knit socks and French leather shoes marked "7". Made in Paris, France very probably by Maison Jumeau or Rabery & Delphieu, circa 1887. Flawless head without cracks, hairlines, chips or repairs of any kind. Typical wear at joints and a few paint chips to the body, here and there and two fingers restored (left little finger and right middle finger). Right shoe has been replaced. Otherwise, very fine overall condition.
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We have a large Collection-Inventory of Vintage Quality 20th Century Collectibles. The item "A/O Rare Antique 1890s 18 French Jumeau/R&D #8 Closed Mouth Bisque Head Doll" is in sale since Friday, February 15, 2019.This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French". The seller is "daisysusanco" and is located in Buenos Aires. This item can be shipped worldwide.