Lovely French Bisque Bebe Bru Jne R with Early Body, Bisque Hands

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27" (69 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows with feathered detail, accented eye corners and shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the delicately-accented lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with Chevrot-hinged hips, wooden lower legs, kid-over wooden upper arms, bisque forearms. Condition: bisque head excellent, bisque shoulderplate has diagonal hairline across the back, both hands restored, kid body sturdy. Marks: Bru JneR 13 (head) N.13 Bru Jne (shoulderplate) (remnants of original Bebe Bru paper label on chest). Comments: Maison Bru, circa 1892. Value Points: beautiful face with gentle smile, fine subtle blushing, lovely antique costume.
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