Rare premier bisque Bebe about 16,5 " ( 42 cm ) by Rabery et Delphieu .... France around 1880/82 with gentle and childlike expression , pretty large amber brown enamel eyes and cute smiling expression at her open mouth.
Very beautiful original wig , original body and wearing with pretty antique costume..... possible original !>b>
Darling girl with socket head of excellent quality of pale bisque with pretty amber brown enamel glass inset eyes .
Has fine painted long lashes , dark eyeliner and brush - stroked and feathered brows . She has on open mouth with funny three square white porcelain teeth between her shaded and outlined lips.
Pierced ears and stunning original brunette mohair wig fully of long curls over cork pate .
Head mark at back ..... R o D
Rabery et Delphieu ... France circa 1880
Bisque head in generally excellent condition ... free of damage , hairline , chip or repair !!Note factory flaw micro fireline at head crown ....please see my mpictures or let me know for extra ones !!
The doll has her original French composition and wooden fully jointed body with original biody finish ....
Wearing very beautiful with antique costume...possible her original gown of bark blue and ecru silk and silk velvet ,
lovely set of under garments , socks and rare mark leather shoes by " Gabrielle Marie Louise Simonet " mark with ~ Au Bebe Bon Marche~
All perfect and very cute girl by Rabery et Delphieu with special lovely complete expression and a treasure for each collection !!
A early premiere Bebe with open mouth by this mark is more rare to find as the ones with close mouth !!!
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