Lot No. 100
French Bru Jne Bebe c1883 Chevrot Era, 17″ (43cm) swivel head bisque on bisque shoulder plate. Incised Bru Jne 5 on head and on shoulder plate edges Bru Jne // No5. Open closed mouth has desirable molded tongue tip, red peak accents, and shading, forehead lignite marks. Factory hairline at seam joints on both sides, from pate rim to ear, typical for pressed bisque. Brown glass paperweight eyes, black eyeliner, long black angled lashes, mauve blush, lush brows with upper feathering, pierced detailed ears. Original cork pate, long brown mohair antique wig, original metal neck attachment. Original kid leather scalloped-edge collarette remains of red print paper label. Kid over wooden upper arms and pin jointed modeled forearms, detailed hands have blush, and nail accents, gusset jointed hips/knees, the left knee split has taping to stop leakage. Long pink silk dress with lace trim antique undergarments, off-white hat, antique cream leather boots incised Germany.
$8,000 – $10,000