French Bisque Smiling Poupee by Bru with Wooden Arms

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19" (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate,small pale blue glass enamel inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,lightly feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with outlined lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,kid poupee body with square cut collarette,all wooden arms with dowel-jointing at shoulders and elbows,nicely sculpted hands,well costumed. Condition: generally excellent,wooden right thumb broken. Marks: G . Comments: Leon Casimir Bru,circa 1872,based upon his deposed head model. Value Points: beautiful poupee with expressive features,original body with wooden arms.
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