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22.5" Fabulous Early Model All Original Bru Jeune Size 8 In Original Couture Costume!
~As we enter the final week in March, it is time for our third annual Tax Return Sale. First we had papier maches on sale, then china dolls, and now, ladies and gentlemen of the doll world; it is time for the Bisque and Bebe sale of your dreams! From now until April 15th, we will be giving you a very, VERY good opportunity to utilize those tax return dollars with a mark down sale that is TOO BIG for us to do in one sitting, so we will be adding dolls to it in small gasps- starting at the top with our most beloved and extraordinary bebes, down to the sweetest and already affordable German dollies. Come join the doll fun and search Tax Return in our shop to see all who qualify! Please note: no further discounts are given during sales- this is as low as we can go on these dolls, so we aim to have something for every budget.~
A thousand words are not sufficient to describe the beauty of this Bru. A one of a kind doll; from her full lips to her ethereal blue paperweight eyes to her delicately modeled hands, this little gem is bound to be a cherished family heirloom for generations to come. How can anyone resist her otherworldly draw, her inherent charisma? She has everything one could ask for in a beautiful Bru bebe; from her spectacular face to her wonderful original silk costume- plus another amazing antique silk costume... What a treasure!!! She is singular. This Bru will grab a hold of your heart and never let go. I sold a similar size 8 a few years ago for $32,000 with a hairline and I was heartbroken to see her go... but now the opportunity to own one of these illusive masterpieces has returned... She is the best of the best and will enchant even the most discerning collector. We are offering her with top tier gifts and guarantees, which you can read more about below, because she is an absolute GEM.
~Layaway is available for this beautiful treasure! Scoop her up at this once in a lifetime sale price and take up to 8 months to pay.~
She has a pressed bisque socket head on signed Bru bisque shoulder-plate with molded bosom on original kidskin body with lovely bisque hands with kid over wood upper arms pin jointed at the elbows and jointed at the shoulders. Lovely deep watery blue paperweight eyes with delicately painted upper and lower lashes, finely feathered light brows, closed mouth with shading and accents, dimpled chin, pierced ears with antique pink glass earrings, original cork pate with her original auburn mohair wig. Dressed in a beautiful all antique original cream silk bebe frock dress with pink shirred front panel, silk chiffon ruffled trim and cream silk ruffled trim, with fancy ruffled to the back of the frock including hand embroidered organdy cotton ruffled lace, cream silk fancy pleating, pink silk waist band and collar (some of the base silk in gross grain beginning to melt, original antique cotton pantaloons attached to a short chemise top, original cream net socks, wonderful antique black leather shoes with metal buckles and curved leather soles signed Sollers & Co/Phila., matching antique cream silk hat with copious lace and ribbon trim is wired and beautifully crafted (some wear—Just gorgeous. But that’s not all! She also comes with a second antique frock dress in fuchsia silk with ecru lace trim lace, pleated hem, fully lined also with a matching wired bonnet in a jaunty shape with ecru silk band and a wonderful antique gold front pin and a double strand of faux pearls at the neck. The dress and hat with minor age wear as well. But what a marvelous presentation she makes!
MARKS: BRU JNE on head: 8 on plate: BRU BRU JNE 8
CONDITION: Generally Excellent. The finest quality bisque with sensitive and delicate painting of features, very crisp modeling of captivating face with exquisite modeling around her “melt your heart” hypnotic clear blue eyes and characteristic Bru Jne somewhat pouting mouth and full cheeks, pierced ears. There is a small repair to the upper right ear, professional repair to three fingers of the left hand and airbrushing to the right hand wrist. The original plate is perfect. The original kidskin body is in excellent clean and sturdy condition with just minimal age wear and minor patches at the knee gussets and typical settling of the cork stuffing to the knees. This is indeed one of the shining stars the French Belle Epoch! And her larger size only adds to her desirability and status as one of the true Aristocrats of the Antique doll world! Here is your opportunity to own this unbelievable gem!!! Brus of this size and quality are now selling for $35,000 and more.
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