Most beautiful doll with fine delicate complexion by Paris factory Rabery et Delphieu , rare early Bebe with superb quality of pale bisque and excellent painting , pretty original human hair wig matching color to her wonderful eyes and wearing finally with beautiful silk costume !!
She has best quality pressed pale bisque socket head with deep facial modeling , full lower cheeks and pretty amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes with fine long painted lashes , dark eyeliner and brush-stroked brows. Lovely soft and pale blushed eye shadow which you can find only by the first period Bebe´s from Rabery . Closed mouth with deep modeling and fine shaded and accented lips , dimple lip corners and chin. Pierced ears , original brunette human hair wig over cork pate. Mark inside engraved head at back ..... R. 1 D. Stunning and rare early Bebe about 20 " ( 51 cm ) ..... France circa 1882 .
Has original French composition and wooden fully jointed body with original body finish.
The doll has generally all original and excellent condition , her pale bisque head is free of damage , chip , repair or hairline and also her body has very good condition as well . Note a not disturbing tiny factory flaw fire-line behind her ear and a tiny pale point at her chin ( you can find this factory flaws often by early dolls ) and if you prefer extra pictures please let me know !
Wearing very beautiful with marvelous cream and light blue silk dress with finest lace decoration and and matching bonnet with large silk bow ...... all generally excellent !! Original factory muslin chemise , hand sewn on her body and so please understand that we would not remove it from her body. Antique kid shoes and blue stocking which fit lovely to her dress and bonnet.
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