It is on a composition body with jointed arms, The is a clockwork mechanism inside the body that drives change that move the wheels in the bottom of the feet. It has an original mohair wig and a cork pate.
The eyes are blue and sleep. It has an original key. The doll worked perfectly when I bought it many years ago, but probably needs cleaning and oiling. The doll is 22 inches tall and the box is 24 inches long. The box is missing its top.
The wooden box is weak at the corners. She has her original factory dress but no underwear nor hat. The dress is red wool and has a few moth holes in the front. The shoes and socks are original and are not removable from the body.The doll is in very nice condition, with nor breaks, cracks nor chips to the bisque. The body has its original paint and varnish. One hand is missing one finger, the other hand is missing 3 fingers. This is a very unusual doll and is all original. The item "Rare Antique French Mechanical Walking Doll by Eden Bebe" is in sale since Friday, March 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\French". The seller is "marshalltmartin" and is located in Folsom, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Panama, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Uruguay, Costa rica, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras.