French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Body

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16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, kid bebe body with bisque lower arms, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1878, the earliest period bebe by Leon Casimir Bru. Value Points: rare model with beautiful modeling, finest bisque and painting, very sturdy original body, perfect bisque hands. 
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