Early French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru with Splendid Eyes

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17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue iris rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque lower arms and hands, burgundy velvet bebe dress with lace trim, lace bonnet, undergarments, burgundy knit stockings, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, body very sturdy and clean some patch-up on arms. Marks: 2. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his earliest period bebe, circa 1878. Value Points: finest delicate complexion enhanced by very subtle blush on cheeks and chin, splendid eyes, original sturdy body, perfect bisque hands.
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