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

Lot Number: 
20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with fringed detail, rose-blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, wearing antique white pique dress, undergarments, stockings, black leather shoes with silver rosette (marked P in medallion). Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie C 3. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1880. Value Points: rare model with most endearing expression, finest bisque and complexion, original body and body finish.
Realized Price: 
Presale Estimate: