Petite French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 3, with Sturdy Original Body

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13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: excellent condition. Marks: Bru Jne 3 (head) Bru Jne No.3 (shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1886. Value Points: demure shy-faced bebe with beautiful amber brown eyes, lovely complexion, original sturdy body, perfect bisque hands, lovely antique dress and silk bonnet, leather shoes.
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