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FRENCH BISQUE BEBE, FIGURE A, BY JULES STEINER WITH RARE OPEN MOUTH

Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight eyes, painted lashes with dot highlights, mauve blushed eye shadow, thickly fringed brows, shaded nostrils, open mouth with outlined lips, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition fully jointed Steiner body, antique cotton dress, bonnet, leather shoes, undergarments.
Dramatic painting of lashes and brows are wonderful contrast to the shy expression, original body and body finish .

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 9 PARIS (head)
Bebe Le Parisien" Medaille d'Or Paris (body).
Magasin des Enfants Passage du L'Opera Paris JOUETS ET JEUX (store label at the back).

17 in (43cm) tall.

Jules Steiner, circa 1889.

Dimensions:
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