13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
19" (48 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead, blonde sculpted hair waved from her face, with braided loop at her crown and loosely braided coil around the back of her head frames a cluster of ringlet curls, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, pierced ears, sculpted bodice with defined tucks and impressed hole for jewelry insertion, muslin body with stitched-on red stockings and leather boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: elaborate coiffure and well-defined bodice.