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French Bisque Bebe Bru,Size 8,with Original Signed Bru Body and Antique Costume

Lot Number: 
82
19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head,deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes,thickly-painted dark and incised eyeliner,painted lashes,brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows,rounded nose with shaded nostrils,closed mouth with outlined lips,pierced ears,dimpled chin,brunette human hair,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 8 (head) Bebe Bru No. 8 (torso). Comments: Bru,circa 1890. Value Points: finest quality creamy bisque and endearing charming expression on the Bru boy with original signed body and body finish,wearing antique red woolen middy jacket,pants,knit stockings,black leather ankle boots and a wonderful red woolen sailor cap with gold lettering"Kleber".
Realized Price: 
$10,500
Presale Estimate: 
9000/13,000