French Bisque Brevete Poupee with Smiling Expression by Leon Casimir Bru

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15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate,blue glass inset enamel eyes,painted lashes and brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with accented smiling lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,kid gusset-jointed poupee body with square cut collarette,nicely costumed in antique two piece gown with blue silk trim. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E . Comments: Leon Casimir Bru,circa 1870,his deposed (brevete) model poupee with smiling expression. Value Points: beautiful bisque and expression on the rare poupee,original uniquely styled Bru body,leather shoes signed "B" in script.
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