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May 22, 2013 02:00 PMCalender

Jules Steiner Bisque Head Doll

Auction: Discovery - 2654M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 22, 2013 2:00PM


Jules Steiner Bisque Head Doll, France, c. 1880s, open mouth, row of upper teeth, heavily feathered eyebrows and lashes, pierced ears, impressed J.STEINER Bte SGDG PARIS Fre A 17, blue wired eyes, cork pate, long dark human hair wig, fully jointed composition body stamped Le Petit Parisien, old cotton undergarments, blue dress, ht. 24 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Head in good condition, body in original finish, some wear and crazing but no overpaint. Fingers on left hand and right hand pinky have been reglued.

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Doll, Jules Steiner, Bisque Head, France, Head