Bleuette Jumeau 1889 Jn Ppw 11 Inch Doll Reproduction Branka Scharli Schärli For Sale
Portrait Jumeau 1889 11” Wood Blond HH Blue PPW Signed MINT
Artist: Branka Scharli
This Portrait Jumeau is an exquisite antique repro Bleuette Best Friend. She is handmade by internationally known and respected doll artist and instructor, Branka Scharli of Switzerland. The original of the Portrait Jumeau was made by Emile Jumeau about 1889.
She has been poured in white porcelain. She is beautifully and accurately hand-painted with excellent wash for exact replica of the antique doll. This doll is museum quality. She is 11” tall on a Bleuette wood fully jointed body. She has perfect, very fine lashes and brows. Her eyes are edged in black and have light lilac shading on the lids. Her complexion and lips are soft peach with lip edging and eye and nose dots. Her PPW glass eyes are grey/blue, a classic for Jumeau dolls. She has the inherent sweetness of the Jumeau dolls, which has charmed everyone through the ages. Her soft blond human hair wig is styled in a chin length bob that is parted on the side and has soft straight bangs. Her pierced ears have handmade drop earrings of clear crystal and rose moonstone. She is wearing a lovely wisteria purple flower print sundress trimmed with openwork lace and a big white satin sash. She will fit in all Bleuette’s clothes. She is signed and dated by Branka CH/2010.
Note from Branka Schärli
I am a librarian by profession, but as I can remember, I always loved painting. And I give always best possible to make quality antique replica dolls. I live in Switzerland, with my two cats and husband Kurt-my greatest supporter. am a member of the Doll Artisan Guild (DAG) and a Master of Dollmaking.