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Indeed, this special cabinet-sized Steiner bebe is all decked out in her "Sunday Best" pale eggplant polished cotton and ecru lace dress with a sweet almost matching bonnet. Looking at her simply evokes an old time song and a sweet feeling of love and comfort. If you truly appreciate your French bebes in frilly, period style lacy frocks, you’ve landed on the right site. She must have been very cherished because she still retains her original finish and her bisque head just as adorable as it was on day one. Additionally, she is in superb condition! She is on her original fully jointed body with the desirable Steiner paper label. These adorable French bebes are so hot right now because as doll collectors advance in there collecting habits, they run out of room and begin seeking out the very exquisite smaller models to fit in their cabinets. With her lovely pressed bisque head, her watery blue paperweight eyes, her delicious original golden mohair locks, and her original body, she is sure to find the key to your heart! Don’t let this pretty French girl walk out of your life!
She has a pressed bisque socket head on a composition Steiner fully jointed body with straight wrists. The bluest deep blue paperweight eyes with delicately painted upper and lower lashes, multi- stroked brows, closed mouth, pierced ears with lovely antique glass bead earrings, original blond mohair wig. Dressed in a stunning antique style pale aubergine dress with a lace overlay at the chest, lace sash and lace at the hem accented with wonderful antique steel cut buttons. Underneath, she wears antique underwear with lace edge and matching pantaloons, original beige socks and antique brown leather shoes with steel cut buttons. Atop her head goes a lovely paler rose hat with antique buckle with brilliant paste stones. Just a sweet presentation altogether.
MARKS: J STEINER / Bte S.G.D.G. / PARIS / Fre A 9
CONDITION: Perfect! Excellent quality of pale bisque with sensitive and delicate painting of features, very crisp modeling of captivating sweet face with subtle coloring. Her beautiful body is in very nice original finish condition, but both index fingers have been professionally repaired and repainted. A truly darling little Steiner, her smaller size only adds to her desirability and status as one of the true highlights of the doll world!
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16.5” JULES. N. STEINER French Closed-Mouth Bebe in Exceptional Condition--(Thanks AC)
$3,000 USD SALE PENDING
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