Petite French Bisque Bebe "Mascotte" by May Freres

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12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head,blue glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,lushly painted lashes and brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with outlined lips,pierced ears,brunette mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body,lovely costume of antique aqua silk and lace,undergarments,antique woven bonnet,leather shoes,knit socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Mascotte C. Comments: May Freres,who registered the trademark in 1890 and produced the lovely bebe for only a few years. Value Points: rarer model in appealing size with charming expression and painting.
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