Lot No. 097

Lot 97.

French Jules Steiner ‘A Series’ Bebe 1890 pressed bisque 22.5″ (57cm). Head incised A.15 and black stamped “Le Parisien//Bte SGDG//A 15”. Closed red mouth with inner shading, nostrils, and eye corner accents. Blue glass starburst paperweight eyes, bold angled lashes, lush gloss brown arched brows with fine outer feathering. Pierced detailed ears, original long brown human hair wig over Steiner cardboard pate. Original jointed composition body, stamped “Le Petit Parisien//Bebe Steiner//Medaille d’OR//Paris 1889”, jointed hands, left has three slender fingers with accents and right is chubby hand with only three fingers. Cream silk daywear with coffee lace trim, matching bonnet, cream cotton undergarments. cream lace socks, cream shoes, one family-owned doll.

$5,000 – $6,000