French All-Original Miniature Bisque Bebe in Lavish Costume

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9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, lightly feathered brows, slightly-parted lips, four tiny teeth, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 301 Paris 3/0. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1910, likely from the atelier of celebrated Parisian doll shop Au Nain Bleu. Value Points: flawless original presentation of the little bebe wearing silk-lined muslin and lace gown, with matching bonnet, undergarments, slippers, and with miniature brass bell and teething ring. Private collection Louise Hedrick.
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