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Tiny Sonneberg Bisque Doll Known as "Look-Alike Bru"

Lot Number: 
1
9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with downcast lips, pierced ears, ash blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume, undergarments, tiny antique leather shoes. Marks: 0. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880, the doll closely resembles the Bru bebe known as "circle-dot" whose market the doll attempted to capture. Value Points: most endearing doll with wonderfully expressive features, especially rare in this tiny size.
Presale Estimate: 
800/1100