SOLD...she found a new good home !!Thank you very much S. !!
An 18 " ( 46 cm ) especially cute and so beautiful example of the rare to find model " Bougoin " with finest quality of bisque and painting .
Has very gentle expression and well functioning lever mechanism on the original signed Steiner eyes.... original early body and body finish and wearing fine antique turquoise silk costume with richly silk ribbon trim , undergarments, socks and leather shoes !
Made in France by Jules Steiner .... circa 1887/90
This rare beauty has on bisque socket head of best quality.
Superb blue glass eyes that open and clothed from brass lever at the back of here head !!
Here eyes are mark ; by Steiner ..... 2 ....
She has dark painted lashes and rose - blushed eye shadow , brush-stroked fringed brows and accented eye corners and nostrils.
Closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips . Pierced ears , blonde hand tied mohair wig over Steiner pate.
Here condition is generally excellent .... free of damage , chip , repair or other big problem. Note a very fine hairline at her right head side......very fine and not to see without lamp. In the lamp is is also very hard to see ....possible that it is only a glaze line and so a factory produced problem.
Original lever mechanism well functioning !! Head mark ; Sie C* 2 and stamp letters ; Steiner Sgdg Bourgoin
Original Steiner composition fully jointed body with original finish and straight wrist in generally excellent condition .
Wearing very beautiful with antique outfit .....
I think you can see on my pictures of beautiful and special is this rare Steiner Bourgoin ..... a sleeping beauty if you want....
Please let me know if you need more or special pictures and also if you have any question.....
Many thanks for your interest and time to visit my doll shop..... :-)