13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
5" (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, dark blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and black two-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1890. Value Points: the bright-eyed child is wearing original silk costume with lace trim, matching bonnet, undergarments, and is preserved in original oval green-paper box with die-cut decoupage on the lid.