13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
15" (38 cm.) Posed upon a wooden base with four spoked wheels is a bisque head jester with painted mask face, blue glass eyes, closed mouth, wooden block torso, wire upper arms, wooden hands. When the toy is pulled along, he races his arms and legs in a festive manner. Condition: generally excellent, Comments: for the French market, circa 1890. Value Points: all-original jester with amusing movements which cause bells to jingle, has rare mask face and is wearing original jester costume.