13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
25" (64 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with very deeply-tinted complexion, black sculpted hair in short uniform finger curls, deeply-defined eye sockets with blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, rounded tip nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth, defined philtrum dimple, double chin, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain limbs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rare model with richly-tinted complexion enhances the deeply sculpted features creating a highly-expressive face.