13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
25" (64 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead of adult lady with oval face, sculpted blonde hair with voluminous curls at her forehead, waved back behind her pierced ears, and forming casual curls at the back of head, painted facial features, outlined pale blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, sculpted bodice with bisque ruffle and blue ribbon at the throat, antique muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms, wearing fine antique gown, undergarments, slippers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: rarity factors include larger size, superbly-sculpted hair, pierced ears, fancy bodice.