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Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body

Lot Number: 
224
15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks on the pear-shaped face,amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,mauve blushed eye shadow,feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with outlined lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,Schmitt composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with flat-cut derriere,Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch (in shield) 0 (head) Sch (in shield,stamped on derriere ridge). Comments: Schmitt et Fils,circa 1884. Value Points: beautiful bisque and modeling on the rare-to-find petite size of this model,original body and body finish,beautiful antique silk dress,bonnet,undergarments,stockings,shoes.
Realized Price: 
$8,000
Presale Estimate: 
7000/9500