Sonneberg Bisque Doll by Mystery Maker in the Bru Look-Alike Manner

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14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, grey glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, kid body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, right thumb restored. Marks: 7. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880, the facial model and body style closely resembles the Bebe Brevete of Leon Casimir Bru, whose market this doll aimed to capture. Value Points: beautiful doll with rich eyeshadow, sturdy original body, nice vintage silk costume, antique undergarments, wonderful German leather shoes with rosettes that closely resemble Bru shoes.
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