French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Wire Lever Eyes

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16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes which open and close from wire lever at back of head, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition fully-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Figure C No.1 J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1885. Value Points: seldom-found model with beautifully-painted blush detail, original body and body finish.
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