Lot No. 143

Lot 143.

Rare French Jules Steiner Child c1870s 16″ (40cm) unmarked pressed bisque. Central forehead hairline from rim through to right eye with repair at rim. Spiral threaded gray glass inserted eyes, angled lashes. Closed mouth with peak accents, round child face with soft cheek blush, pierced ears. Steiner jointed wood composition repainted 1890s body with part paper Steiner label “Medaille D’ Or//Paris 1889”, jointed wrists. Purple oversize pate and antique short curly mohair wig, Wearing only antique pantaloons, cream socks, lace bonnet, antique Beaudalot kid leather shoes with rare ‘Au Louvre’ paper label.

$400 – $750