Emily Hart, Grandmaster of Dollmaking
Winner of over 50 International awards, Canada's Top Trophy and many Best of show Rosettes in International Competition
Presenting.. French Bébé Antique Reproduction porcelain doll originally made by Emile-Louis Jumeau circa 1892...
This very unique head was made by Jumeau for the firm of Roullet & Decamps, mechanical toy makers from 1892-1930.
This head was painted in 2011
Poured in "Lady white" porcelain and with many layers of China paint meticulously applied and firings in between each layer
The skin tone is ultra pale ... she has eye shadow
She wears earrings and matching necklace of genuine freshwater pearls, hand made glass red beads.
This head features very finest Jumeau Reproduction French Paperweight hand blown solid glass eyes by Schoepher's in blue color with radiating threading.
This doll features high lustre Australian mohair wig in light golden blonde color with center part, bangs and soft curls
Extra Fine Painting
Her composition 13.5 inch French Child Body was made by Joyce's doll bodies of Oregon with lower porcelain arms made in Authentic AT style
She is dressed in pastel dusty lilac/pink pure silk taffeta dress with matching bonnet. This ONE OF A KIND confection is elaborately embellished with Genuine Antique laces of the most exquisite and rare variety with tiny metallic trim. Hand made silk ribbon flowers, vines and leaves as well as various bows adorn the exquisite outfit by Mary Lambeth. The bonnet features gorgeous rainbow colored big bow and some flowers made with the very rarest metallic edge Vintage ribbon.
Undergarments are 100% cotton bloomers and half slip with hand knitted silk/rayon socks and French style shoes made to match the dress.
She is 17.75 inches tall (45cm) and 20 inches with the bonnet on (51cm)