13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
19" (48 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with solid dome, very plump face, almond-shaped blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, commercial muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1044 # 4. Comments; Alt,Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1880. Value Points: rare model with very expressive features, choicest bisque and painting, original wig and body, beautiful antique costume and bonnet.