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French Bisque Bebe with Splendid Blue Eyes and Lovely Complexion by Mothereau

Lot Number: 
294
28" (71 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump face, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and shaded nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, cork pate, early French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, silk costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake on upper right eyelid. Marks: B 10 M. Comments: Mothereau, circa 1882. Value Points: gorgeous bebe with splendid eyes, very fine bisque with delicate complexion and blush.
Realized Price: 
$5,000
Presale Estimate: 
7500/9500