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French Bisque Bebe Bru Jne with Classic Face

Lot Number: 
1
20" (51 cm). Pressed bisque swivel head on kid- edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades,blue glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner encircles the eye cuts,dark painted lashes,mauve blushed eye shadows,brushstroked and multi-feathered brows with sculpted shaping,accented eye corners,shaded nostrils,closed mouth with outlined shaded lips,tiny tongue tip,dimpled chin,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,kid bebe body with slender shaping,scalloped edge collarette,Chevrot hinged legs,wooden lower legs,bisque arms from elbow,separately sculpted fingers,wearing rich ice blue silk dress and bonnet with lace detailing,undergarments,black leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent,restoration to thumbs and index fingers. Marks: Bru Jne 7 (head and shoulder plate). Comments: Bru,circa 1885,during the golden years of the Chevrot epoch. Value Points: superb facial expression enhanced by richly decorated deep blue eyes,choice bisque,original body.
Realized Price: 
$29,000
Presale Estimate: 
14,000/18,000