French Bisque Bebe Steiner with Original Chemise

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24" (61 cm). Bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes with "dot" highlights, thickly fringed painted brows with feathered highlights, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, Steiner composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 17 (head) (paper label on torso portraying doll holding French flag). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: beautiful Steiner bebe with finest creamy bisque, soft rose eyeshadow, original body and body finish, original muslin chemise.
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