Lot No. 100
Paul Girard Bru Jne R “Closed Mouth Bebe” c1891 bisque 25” (64cm). Incised “Bru Jne R // 11”. Closed rose-red mouth has petite peak accents and inner shading, defined white space, and a protruding upper lip. Paperweight brown glass eyes, fine black angled lashes, mauve upper eyeshadow, shaded nostrils, and pierced ears with drop earrings. Old cardboard replaced pate, brown lush long human hair brown cap wig. French ball jointed composition body with jointed wrists and general surface paint leg wear, back is stamped ‘BEBE BRU No 11’. Vintage pink silk dress has a pink wide embroidered hem pattern, high neck, flower, and bar brooches. Antique whitewear undergarments, bonnet with brown velvet straps, feather and flower decorations, socks, brown leather boots, and an umbrella. This is a Paul Girard 1891 introduced new look Bru Bebe face with the first all composition body c1891.
$6,000 – $7,000