13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with very plump face, cobalt blue enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque arms to above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent, two fingers have imperceptible restoration. Comments: French, attributed to Blampoix, circa 1865. Value Points: beautiful poupee with brilliant eyes with delicate complexion, very sturdy near mint body, early silk poupee gown of pale green silk, hoop, undergarments, bonnet, leather ankle boots.