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165: Remarkable French Bisque Bébé Doll.

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Ca. 1885. Socket head incised “Sie E 2/0” made by Jules Nicholas Steiner, (light cheek rubs) extremely rare Series E model with an oval-shaped face, feathered eyebrows, inset light brown paperweight eyes with threaded irises, delicately painted upper and lower eyelashes; closed mouth with full lips and a depth between them is a distinguishing feature on this model, lip accent line in center, top and bottom; pierced ears, vivid cheek color characteristic of this model, Steiner cardboard pate, antique blonde mohair wig; original signed with black caduceus stamped Steiner body with original finish (wear on fingers) and straight wrists; lovely antique lacy wool couture dress with maroon satin ribbon trim and matching hat looks original, (no undies) antique shoes and stockings. Such a splendid example of this rare mold, lovely and ready to display! Size 12" T.

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Estimate $10,000 – $15,000
Starting Bid $2,500

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7:00 AM - Dec 04, 2012
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Denver, PA 17517
United States

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