Very Dear French Bisque Bebe, Series C, by Jules Steiner

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14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes which open and close by wire lever at the back of head, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, Steiner composition fully-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie C 0 (incised) Steiner Bte SGDG Bourgoin (red ink script). J. Steiner (back of eyes) (caduceus symbol on torso). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1882. Value Points: beautiful bisque and painting on petite bebe, original body and body finish, wearing beautiful antique costume of burgundy velvet and silk dress with matching bonnet, undergarments, socks and shoes.
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