Here is a gorgeous straight wristed, closed mouth, figure A Jules Steiner with a beautiful face, wonderful piercing blue paperweight eyes, wonderful body and stunning antique dress with two antique brooches, antique slip, and original Steiner white leather boots, missing one pompom on right boot. The felt hat is vintage but not original. Doll is a petite cabinet size of 16. Back of head is incised Steiner Paris Ste. Her head is pressed pale, smooth, creamy bisque with no chips , cracks or hairlines.
The head has been lighted for hairlines and is perfect. She has a wonderful round full face. Her huge blue spiral paperweight eyes are wonderful. Heavily painted upper and lower eyebrows. The sculpting and detail of her face is outstanding.
The shading and outlining of her full lips and closed mouth is marvelous. Decals are missing from original body that has no damage.
This is absolutely a stunning early size 9, 16 Steiner antique doll. The wig needs some work but as far as i can tell is original. The original dress looks good but the sick around the neck has melted in spots.The dress has some age fabric splits at bottom but is hidden by pleats in dress. The item "Fantastic Antique Jules Steiner Series A 16 Doll" is in sale since Sunday, October 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French". The seller is "dennihuyvaer-9" and is located in Geneseo, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.