292 . Wonderful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Original Festival Costume with Very Rare Signed Bru Shoes
293 . French Mechanical Musical Automaton "Polichinelle with Cymbals" by Leopold Lambert with Original Paris Store Label
15" (38 cm.) Untinted bisque shoulderhead of lady with perfectly oval face and slightly-elongated throat, blonde sculpted hair waved into double rows of arranged curls framing her face, edged with purple bisque ruffle, and centered by a large blue flower at her crown, the back of hair enclosed in an elaborately-woven "spider-web" snood, painted bright blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, brown single stroke brows, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque forearms, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent albeit, probable restoration to ribbon and flower, one bow tip missing at back, arms not original. Value Points: very rare model with intriguing sculpted and painted snood.