Lot No. 092
French Jules Steiner ‘C Series’ Bebe cabinet pressed bisque 14″ (36cm) c1887-88. Incised “Figure C No 0 //J. Steiner Bte SGDG // Paris”. Very old hairline traces side seam from pate rim to around front of ear, then to side cheek. A beautiful waif-like face on this variation C Series Steiner. Blue glass paperweight eyes, mauve upper blush, angled lashes, lush brows with fine outer feathering. The closed mouth has peak accents, slightly protruding upper lip. Detailed pierced ears with blush. Dark brown mohair wig and replaced pate. Original Steiner ball jointed body with blue stamped “Le Petit Parisien//J. ST. Bte SGDG//J.B. Succ’ Paris” only used from 1887-88. Pink silk dress with lace trim and some thinning at the back, silk petticoat, pantaloons, and pink leather shoes.
$2,000 – $3,000