218: Rare Black French Bisque Bebe By Jules Steiner. M
RARE BLACK FRENCH BISQUE BEBE BY JULES STEINER. Marks: J. Steiner Bte. SGDG Fire A-15 Paris. 23”. Dark brown bisque socket head, brown paperweight eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, pierced ears, open mouth, coral lips, upper teeth, black curly wig over cork pate, Steiner composition jointed body with dark brown finish, original red and yellow cotton print frock, holds miniature Mammy doll, barefoot; blue ribbon 1987 doll show. Commentary: Smooth, rich dark complexion, finest quality bisque and facial decoration, excellent original body with original finish, wonderful costume.