13 . French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Boutique Label and Signed Bru Shoes
12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with slightly parted lips, two rows of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, French composition and wooden fully jointed body, wearing beautiful antique embroidered dress, undergarments, stockings, black leather shoes and silk brocade bonnet with blue silk ribbon. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A.T. 2 . Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1888. Value Points: few examples of the petite A.T. bebe exist, indicating their great rarity of production; this example with especially pretty face, deep blue eyes, original body and body finish.