292 . Wonderful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Original Festival Costume with Very Rare Signed Bru Shoes
293 . French Mechanical Musical Automaton "Polichinelle with Cymbals" by Leopold Lambert with Original Paris Store Label
12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with modeled full cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-articulated body with straight wrists, wearing antique nanny costume and coiffe and leather bebe shoes with rosettes impressed EJ 4. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 4 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1882. Value Points: the sought-after qualities of heavily-lidded dreamy eyes are beautifully-achieved on this lovely doll with finest quality of bisque and painting, original body in near mint condition.