Lot No. 099
French Jules Steiner “Series Bebe” 1885, pressed bisque incised “Sie C.3″ and red stamped ‘J. Steiner B S.D.D.G. // J Bourgoin, Succ’ 21” (53cm). Round face, open rose pink mouth with peak accents, many upper and lower porcelain teeth, some resurfacing under lower lip. Lever activated blue sleeping eyes from wood inset cross bar, back of eyes incised Steiner 3 Bte SGDG. Angled charcoal grey lashes, lush long brows with very fine outer feathering, upper eye shadow. Pierced shaped ears and original blue papier mache pate, blonde lush mohair wig. Composition French ball jointed body with working mama / papa pull string crier with blue beads and back crier holes, stubby fingers with nail accents. Pink silk dress with flower embroidered net lace overlay, matching hat, white wear petticoat and pantaloons, antique lace up corset, white lace socks and pink leather shoes.
$3,000 – $4,500