GORGEOUS french BEBE FIGURE A . JULES Nicholas STEINER founded his famous doll company in 1855, in Paris, and made exquisite creations unquestionably French top bisque dolls. High quality products and very innovating company, allways improving designs. Heads must be on Steiner marked bodies.A variety of markings to be found range:
FI, Fre or Figure = Face or countenance.
Bte = Registered
Ste. = Steiner
SGDG = Registered but without government guarantee
Sie : SERIES BEBE.
Usually include a size number and one letter such as “A” “B” “C”….And he mostly did pressed bisque.
SERIES BéBÉ STEINER 1880s. Sleep eyes with wire mechanism , round face, pierced ears with tinted tips; jointed composition body with straight wrists and stubby fingers. Series “C” more easily found than “A”.
GRAND FRENCH BISQUE BEBE BY JULES STEINER IN FIGURE A WITH ALL ORIGINAL SIGNED STEINER PATENTED LEVER EYES SYSTEM
39" (98 cm.) all original French BEBE STEINER with perfect bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes which operate from wire lever at the back of head, painted dark eyeliner, curly eyelashes and brush-stroked brows, with accented eye corners and shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition is generally excellent. Marks incised on back of head " Figure A-8 Steiner Bte SGDG " (head) Steiner marked (eyes) and blue inked " Le Parisien" (body).
Jules Steiner, circa 1885. amongst his largest made dolls, this example is unique with the patented lever-eyed mechanism all original in working condition and fully marked , probably a special commisioned wealthy present, coming up till today with fine original finish, wearing pretty antique burgundy woolen costume, woven bonnet, undergarments, socks, and french shoes.
Jules Steiner, greatest French doll maker , circa 1885, both size and model of the bebe are very rare to find,this example perfect with very beautiful bisque and painting,original signed body with original finish,and superb multi-layered antique costume of silk and lace. greatest original French couture dress, matching bonnet. the best doll with te unique look..... a GEM!!!!!
Beautiful doll, ready for display.
SHE books in this condition for $14500.00-$15000.00 in this unique great size and is offered for much less.
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PAYPAL accepted. LAY A WAY accepted (MAXIMUM 24 MONTHS)
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Exceptional biggest 39"(98CM)Grand French Bisque Bebe by Jules Steiner, Figure A, with LEVER-EYE A/O, greatest dressed.
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