Lot No. 100
Rarest Jules Steiner “Mulatto Bebe” 1890s, extremely rare brown Papier Mache head, 18″ (46cm) with original lining. Open pink mouth with four upper teeth. Brown glass paperweight eyes, black angled lashes, lush brows with upper fine feathering. Black original Steiner short black human hair wig and Steiner cardboard pate. Excellent brown Steiner composition French ball jointed body with long fingers, hip is blue stamped ‘Bebe “Le Parisien” // Medaille D’or Paris’. This is an extremely rare doll and referenced in “Dolls of Jules Steiner” book by McGonagle page 55. Vintage pink net lace overlay pink dress with ruffle neck, undies.
$5,000 – $7,000