Especially beautiful and very cute 13" ( 33 cm ) rare first period Bebe by Schmitt et Fils , has round face with dramatic eyes and painting , finest quality of pale pressed bisque, original wig and body with crossed hammer by Schmitt et Fils !!
From first period circa 1880 ... wonderful and rare cabinet size Schmitt et Fils girl with pale pressed bisque socket head with round face , plump cheeks and very childlike expression of deep modeling ! She has gorgeous light blue glass enamel inset eyes with rich spiral threading , dark eyeliner and fine painted lashes . Mauve blushed eyes shadow and feathered brows. She has closed mouth with shaded lips , lovely modeled pierced ears and pretty original blonde mohair wig over original pate !
On her original early composition and wooden eight loose ball jointed body with straight wrists , lower legs with muscular calf, slender ankle and long narrow foot which is typical for on Schmitt bebe body ! The flat cut shaping of derriere rim is also typical and has Schmitt et Fils stamp with crossed hammer , has all original body finish.
Here complete condition is generally excellent , bisque free of damage , repair , chip or hairline !!! Only not disturbing little pale nose tip , maybe she get to many kisses from her owner before :)and tiny factory flaw neck hole chip !
Head mark at back ; 000 SCH ( in shield ) ... France circa 1880
Very beautiful and rare to find early little Bebe in rare cabinet size , ready to display and enjoy in your collection !!
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Layaway are welcome , please ask about it ......... thank you !!