Gorgeous French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru

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21" (53 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded outlined lips, well-defined tongue tip, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with scalloped upper rim, Chevrot hinging at hips, wooden lower legs, wooden lower arms with expressive hands, well-costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 8 (head and shoulders) (Bru paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, Chevrot epoch, circa 1885. Value Points: especially beautiful face with well-defined tongue tip, choice bisque, original very sturdy body.
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