This is a beautiful example with a perfect bisque head and comes fabulously dressed in antique clothing and shoes. This beautiful rare dolls fine best quality bisque head is in excellent condition with exquisite face painting.
Head has no damage hairlines etc and has been light tested. She has wonderful large blue glass enamel inset eyes with dark eyeliner and a typical Jullien painted lashes and brows. Open mouth with lovely bisque teeth, fine outlined and accented lips, blushed cheeks and well defined chin.
Pierced ears, lovely long dark blonde human hair wig and plaster pate. Original chunky french wood / composition fully jointed body in good condition.Mainly original finish lower part has been repaint but done well. Has all fingers and toes. Some paint chips to joints, fingers and toes consistent with age (see photos). Has a non working mama. She is 29 tall and the head is incised Jullien 11 ('importe' at back base of neck). She comes wearing the most beautiful antique clothing consisting of a white cotton shadow stripe pique drop waist dress with fine embroidery anglaise trim, and embroidery anglaise scallop edging. White cotton pique bib with square design embroidery edged with French scallop edge lace. White fine lawn half slip with floral design embroidery. Pretty off white fine cotton petticoat with fine pin tuck and embroidery anglaise edging. White cotton bloomers with embroidery anglaise hem edging. Black velvet tailored jacket with gold piping, black facet buttons and black satin bows. The bows on the front are newer than the one on the back. (Jacket also has faded in places due to exposure to sunlight) Cream fine pointelle viscose socks and black leather antique shoes. Finishing off the look she has a straw hat, black pearl necklace and cameo brooch. All in very good condition.
She is a stunning and imposing Bebe doll and will enhance any collection. Please study the photos carefully as they form a large part of the description. If you have any questions or require more photos please do not hesitate to contact me. Please note the stand is NOT part of the sale.
International buyers are more than welcome. Rare Large Antique 29 French Bebe Jullien Size 11 Bisque Head Doll circa. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "Rare Large Antique 29 French Bebe Jullien Size 11 Bisque Head Doll circa.1890" is in sale since Saturday, April 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Antique Dolls". The seller is "greenergates" and is located in Stockport. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.