13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, pale blue glass eyes with spiral threading and darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair curly wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: Pierre Francois Jumeau, circa 1870. Value Points: beautiful poupee with very choice bisque, original pristine body with padded bosom, antique blue silk gown is included.