202.1 . German Porcelain Lady by Goebel
15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with rich spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, rose-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with modeled space between the shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque arms from below the elbows, bisque hands, pretty antique costume including leather shoes by Alart. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (circle/dot symbol on head) Bebe Bru Bte SGDG (original paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: near mint early bebe by the illustrious firm has splendid eyes, very sturdy and fresh body, perfect bisque hands.