13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
30" (76 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, dark curly lashes, widely-arched brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin, separately modeled pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 15 (and artist checkmarks on head) Bebe Jumeau Diplome d'Honneur (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888, wonderful large size of the brown-eyed bebe with beautiful bisque and painting, original signed body and body finish, and wearing a superb antique dress with rich embroidery, undergarments, socks, and leather shoes signed "Bebe Jumeau Depose 15".