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Rare French Bisque Bebe, Series C, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body

Lot Number: 
153
20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded plump face, blue glass sleep eyes which operate from wire lever at the back of head, painted lashes, brushstroked and fringed brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume including brown leather shoes with silk rosettes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie C 3 Steiner Bte SGDG Bourgoin (head) J St. (and caduceus stamp on torso) J. Steiner (eyes). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1882. Value Points: rare early Steiner model with lovely blushing on eyelids, cheeks and chin, original signed eyes, original body and body finish.
Realized Price: 
$3,800
Presale Estimate: 
3800/4600