Wonderful and rare antique French doll, Jumeau Triste Doll, on early French Composition Ball Jointed Body with straight wrists, 24 tall. She is known as the long face Jumeau, as she has a wistful expression. She was only made from. 1893 to 1898, by the French sculptor Carrier-Belleuse, as commissioned by Jumeau to make this very special doll. She wears a wonderful silk lined, wine red velvet & lace dress, with a bebe bonnet.She has a full slip and pantaloons with lace. She has all her fingers, Closed mouth, Incised on the back of her head is "11". This Jumeau Triste is one of the most stunning examples of this rare and much sought after antique French doll. She has one of the most beautiful faces of this model.
Her bisque head shows no chips or cracks. There is a restoration inside front top of head that is not visible outside of the face. There is a hairline inside top right of head that is not visible on the outside of the face.
The body has been repainted. She has one earring, applied ears.
She has fixed bulging brown eyes, silk stockings, leather shoes. A beautiful blond wig with long curls, marked in label 100% cheveux naturels. Made in France, 100 % human hair wig, and replaced cork pate.We offer lay-a-way on this wonderful antique doll. Please message your name, address, if you wish a lay-a-way, and we will message you the terms. We allow a 15 day grace period for monthly payments.
We professionally pack all items, dolls with head gently stuffed with tissue paper, bubble wrap of heads, arms and legs separately, styro-foam peanuts, and. We stand behind all our dolls & other items, so if there is ever any problem.
Be sure to message us. Be sure to see our other French & German antique dolls, accessories and. Other antique and vintage items. Don't miss out on this extraordinary rare and beautiful Jumeau Triste.The item "Rare Antique French Doll, Jumeau Triste, on early compo body, straight wrists" is in sale since Thursday, May 13, 2021. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French". The seller is "regrog20" and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.