~Welcome to our 'La Vie En Rose' Red Tag sale, where we 24 of our VERY BEST French Dolls have been marked down for one time only bargains of 30% off their marked prices! That's right- some of our VERY BEST inventory is going to be available for two days at extremely affordable prices; so get your buying shoes on because we've never done something like this before, and I don't think we ever will again!!! Maybe I'm a little too excited, but this is something to be excited about- I love it when our beautiful girls find their forever homes, and I just know that most of them will this time around. The prices in this sale will never exist again after it is over, so if you've been dreaming of a doll in this sale, grab it up before it is gone for good. Layaway is still available.~
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.
~This is one of the only dolls we are currently offering with our two year layaway option. Take your time to pay for her, and know at the end, that you will be receiving one of the best antique dolls ever made! The GOLD STANDARD doll that collectors across the globe dream of owning. She is an amazing piece of history. Get her while you can. She's singular and will not be here for long. She ships for free anywhere in the world.~
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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