13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
5" (13 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with blonde sculpted hair arranged with a dainty braided loop at the front crown and thick braids drawn behind the sculpted pierced ears and enclosing a cluster of ringlet curls at the back of head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted bodice with defined tucks, impressed hole at throat for jewelry insertion. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rare coiffure, glass eyes, fancy bodice with jewelry insertion.