13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
13" (33 cm.) Porcelain half doll depicting a slender-bodied woman with very elaborately arranged brown hair with two long ringlet curls onto her shoulders, dramatically-painted facial features, arms outstretched with very long fingers, apple held in left hand, with original lamp attachment being covered by a layered skirt of sea shells. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1910. Value Points: rare half doll with exquisite sculpting and original shell skirt as lamp cover.