Ladies and gentlemen, tonight I offer for sale a very beautiful French Bebe by Jules Nicolas Steiner in stunning antique style cafe-au-lait bebe frock, dark blond hair. If you truly appreciate your French bebes, you’ve landed on the right site. She must have been very cherished because she still retains her original body and body finish and her bisque head is factory fresh without and rubs or damage. With her gorgeous pressed bisque head, her watery blue paperweight eyes, this exquisite bebe is bound to become one of your most coveted family heirlooms! She also boasts a full set of antique underwear and her superb antique straw bonnet. She is sure to find the key to your heart! Don’t let this pretty French girl walk out of your life!
*Yes, she is available on layaway; take up to 8 months to pay for this stunning bebe. We know that even advanced collectors need time to pay for the top dolls that define a top-notch collection. Give us a call anytime at 718.859.0901 to hear an in-hand description of her condition, or to discuss layaway terms. Or, if you plan to use our layaway option, just let us know when you check out before someone else snaps her up!*
She has a pressed bisque socket head on her original fully jointed composition and wood body with straight wrists. Gorgeous ocean light blue paperweight eyes with painted upper and painted lower lashes, multi stroked feathered brows, closed mouth with shading and accents, dimpled chin, pierced ears with antique glass bead earrings, wonderful dark blond human hair.
She looks simply marvelous in her antique style cafe-au-lait polished cotton dress with ecru center panel, self piping, corded front, matching pleated skirt. Underneath she wears an antique cream cotton full slip and antique pantaloons with insertion tatting, antique socks and wonderful antique style brown leather shoes with brown silk rosettes incised 14 on the sole and with a Jumeau Bee stamp . Her beautiful straw hat with ruffled silk trim and applied flowers. Whoa, I call this costume an award worthy presentation!
MARKS: Le Parisien
(incised) A .19 / PARIS
CONDITION: EXCELLENT. Fine quality pale bisque head with pleasant color, crisp modeling of attractive face with expert painting of features. The original body in original finish condition, with hardly any age wear but some minor paint touch ups to the joints and hands--a few dents to the calf muscles. LBK-9-17-18 X00000081
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Big 29" Steiner "Le Parisien" Antique French Bebe Doll circa 1890
$4,500 $5,500 SALE