13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
15" (38 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with delicately blushed complexion, painted blue eyes with thick black upper eyeliner, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset jointing, porcelain arms to above the elbows, lovely antique white pique costume, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, body a bit darkened. Comments: French, circa 1860, Leontine Rohmer. Value Points: very fine quality of porcelain enhances the finely painted features of the beautiful early poupee with original body and porcelain arms.