Petite French Bisque Bebe Bru,Size 2,in Early Dress

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12" (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate,blue glass enamel inset eyes with hint of spiral threading and darker blue outer rims,painted lashes,brush stroked brows with modeled detail,accented eye corners and nostrils,closed mouth with tiny tongue tip between the accented lips,pierced ears,brunette human hair wig over cork pate,kid bebe body with shapely slender torso,kid-over-wooden upper arms,bisque forearms,gusset-jointed legs. Condition: generally excellent,very sturdy body,perfect hands. Marks: Bru Jne 2 (head and shoulder plate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru,circa 1883. Value Points: early example of the classic Bru Jne model with well-modeled tongue tip,choice bisque and painting,original body,wearing early white pique dress in princess style that appears perfectly fitted and family-original to the doll,antique silk and lace bonnet,undergarments,white kid shoes.
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