Bisque socket head with early pale complexion, plumply-shaped face,large blue glass sleep eyes that operate from wire lever at back of head,painted lashes with dot accents, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, original pate, rare wire-lever eyes, Steiner composition fully-jointed body.
Very beautiful bebe has superb quality of bisque and painting, splendid eyes, original body, all complemented by superb antique original pink silk dress (the silk a little bit fragile because age), silk hat, undergarments, socks, vintage leather shoes.
Condition: generally excellent! Her bisque free of hairline, any restoration, chips, damages, etc. An original body in good condition, the body has been re-painted, some wears (please look the last photo). Her original wig has some loss of mohair at the center.
Marks: Sie C 2 (incised) J. Steiner Bte SGDG J Bourgoin Suc (red ink signature on head), Steiner Bte SGDG 2 (eyes)
FRANCE, Jules Steiner, circa 1882. 18" (46cm) tall
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