Gorgeous French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body

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18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, mohair fleecy curls over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists and flat-cut derriere, lovely costume and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch 2 (head) Sch (stamp on bottom of derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1882. Value Points: delicate bisque, softly-blushed complexion and rich mauve eye shadow are enhanced by fine detail of modeling especially around the eyes and mouth, original body and body finish.
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