13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
19" (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulderhead with oval face, elongated throat, large blue painted eyes with red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body with kid arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: brilliantly-painted large blue eyes contrast wonderfully with the untinted bisque and blushed cheeks of the rare early model.