13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
13" (33 cm.) All-wooden doll with solid domed head, swivel head, dark enamel eyes, painted brown hair, incised age lines on forehead, closed mouth, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, and ankles, and with swivel waist. Condition: structurally excellent, head appears repainted, finish on feet very worn. Comments: Continental, early 1800s. Value Points: deluxe details of body articulation including swivel head and waist.