French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner in Superb Couturier Costume

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16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiner paris Fre A 9 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bebe Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: superb original condition of the beautiful shy-faced bebe, wearing original aqua silk dress with embroidered lace overlay, matching silk lined woven bonnet, undergarments, lace purse, socks, leather shoes.
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