Petite French Bisque Bebe by Joanny in Rare Petite Size

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10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted dark lashes, brushstroked feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accented center line on lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, lovely antique costume, shoes, bonnet, parasol. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J.J. 2. Comments: Joseph Joanny, circa 1886. Value Points: rare earlier model by the firm with especially beautiful face, complexion, eyes, and painting, original body finish.
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