41: French Bisque "Series C" Bebe With Bourgoin Steiner
FRENCH BISQUE "SERIES C" BEBE WITH BOURGOIN STEINER SIGNATURE. Marks: Steiner Bte sgdg Bourgoin (red block letters); Sie C 5 (incised mark). 25". Bisque socket head, lever-operated brown glass eyes, painted lashes, feathered and brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyelids, closed mouth with delicately shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, original brown wig over purple cardboard Steiner pate, composition jointed body with straight wrists, Steiner caduceus stamp on hip, antique white cotton dress, straw bonnet, dark leather shoes. Commentary: Beautiful bebe has finest quality pale bisque and lovely facial painting, excellent original body with original finish, well-functioning eye mechanism, tiny repair on right eye rim, otherwise excellent condition.