Especially beautiful 17" ( 43 cm ) Bebe of rare French mystery mark , has rich painting of features and unusual face expression , original early body and superb costume !!
This early Bebe is unusual mark with .... 7. F ...... on mystery French doll which could not assigned by on special doll company at the early 19th. century .
She is on rare found and a treasure for each collection , has pale pressed bisque socket head of best quality and creamy bisque , wonderful deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes with thick dark eyeliner and mauve blushed eye shadow . Thick brush - stroked bows and on closed mouth with outlined lips and pale space between her lips. Pierced ears with factory original earrings and blonde mohair wig over cork pate .
Her bisque condition is generally excellent ..... free of damage , chip , repair or hairline ... note a tiny factory flaw skin colored stain under her chin ... not disturbing ( please see my pictures ).
She has her original early French composition and wooden 8 ball lose fully - jointed body with straight wrists and original body finish .
Wonderful antique wearing with set of under garments with silk socks and beautiful French shoes. Superb costume with bustle back and fine straw hat with cream silk covered high brim.
Superb and rare to find Bebe in all complete generally excellent condition .... France circa 1884 ..... on unusual face which you would find not so soon again....
Sorry but the little basket and the dog are my decoration ...this belongs not to the doll.
Layaway are always welcome ....feel free and ask about this and let me know if you need more or special pictures or if you have any question.
Thank you for your interest on my Doll - Shop !!