Steiner Lovely in her original box - Very sweet Open Mouth Bebe, 14 plus inches. Bisque and painting exceptional, fine quality. She carries her Au Nain Blue sticker on her body - only the finest artist painted for Au Nain Bleu orders per reference in "The Dolls Of Nicolas Steiner pg 124. She shows her lineage in every detail - fine detail to brows, mouth, coloring and bisque of the smoothest, creamy feel. Bright blue sleep eyes in original setting with intact eye lid wax. Head Markings - (Ink) Le Parisian, Incised Paris, A78. Head has been fully inspected with various light sources and a jeweler's loop - no damage, no chips or rubs, no hairlines. Head fits body perfectly. She has her original pate and antique mohair wig in page style-both clean. Body 9 pc with straight wrists is in very good condition but with some age chips(stabilized-not chipping now) here and there(see photos) - this was not a played with doll. Body paint is vibrant and all original. Fingers still show the white fingernails known as Au Nain Bleu. There is some crack lines in the fingers but they do not go thru - fingers have not been broken off and are stable/strong. Marks on body - Au Nain Blue label and Stamp - "Bebe Le Parisian, Medalle D'or, Paris". Body is properly strung and holds poses easily. Box is not marked and is clean and strong with original tie ins. She will come with two outfits. Dressed in photos -All antique - Printed blue flower school dress, long slip, pantaloons, french shoes and socks. Second outfit is a little girl Sailor outfit with Jacket, sleeveless dress and sailor cap. She is adorable with her chubby cheeks and bright smiling face. I beautiful example for this Steiner model. Just too cute!
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