13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
22" (56 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with short light brown sculpted hair combed away from her face and held by a wide black hair band, very plump round face with small features, blue upper-glancing eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single- stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870, the model is sometimes known as "Alice in Wonderland" based upon the illustrations in the original book which had been published in 1865. Value Points: most appealing doll with very expressive features, original body.