Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes

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16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (circle dot mark). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful bebe with finest bisque and painting, original wig, original very sturdy and clean body, perfect bisque hands, wearing antique magenta and ivory silk dress, undergarments, bonnet, burgundy silk parasol and with ivory kidskin shoes marked B in oval.
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