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Rare All Original Joanny Bebe

Auction:
2476
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$18,960$16,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Rare All Original Joanny Bebe, France, c. 1880, pressed bisque socket head, incised J7, brown paperweight eyes, finely painted brows and lashes, mauve shadow over eyes, closed mouth with white space between lips, pierced ears, original fancy blonde mohair wig with cork pate, on a fully jointed composition body with bisque lower arms and straight wrists, wearing an original green silk and lace dress, original underclothes and black leather shoes, ht. 18 in., (excellent, right pinkie repaired, right forefinger re-glued).
Estimate $10,000-12,000

excellent, right pinkie repaired, right forefinger reglued

Keywords

France, bisque socket head, Bisque, Mohair, Soups

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