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An outstanding, all original example in her pique costume with additional blue silk bebe dress, we just don't have enough words to describe this wonderful girl's costume and accessories, undergarments, chapeaux- but above all her wonderful face. With the most desirable, dramatic Leon Casimire Bru trademark face, this bebe has the careful modeling and expression of a cherub, about to bestow a kiss upon her favorite friend. Those watery blue eyes hold so many secrets, her soft, generous lips seem as though they are about to turn up into a delicate smile... I am utterly in love with this doll, and I know that her new mamma or papa will be equally elated with her outstanding quality, presentation, and overall beauty. We are pricing her very reasonably due to her smaller size and minuscule finger repair, but truly, if you buy one doll this year, this would be a most memorable purchase. Feel free to email us for specifics.
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Pressed Bisque socket head on signed Bru bisque shoulder-plate on original kidskin body with kid over wood pin hinged arms with lovely original bisque hands, gusset jointed at the knees and hips. Lovely watery blue paperweight eyes with delicately painted upper and lower lashes, slight mauve eye shadow, slightly molded and feathered brows, closed mouth with shading and accents, thin molded tongue between the lips, pierced ears with antique turquoise bead earrings, lovely original antique warm light brown human hair wig plus an additional honey blond mohair wig with delicate curls.
She comes with her original white pique dress and underwear, original brown leather double strap shoes with incised castle logo on the soles, additional pale blue antique leather shoes with metal buckles, antique white ribbed socks, frilly lacy antique bonnet in white lacy cotton. She also has an antique aqua silk bebe dress with dropped waist, pleated skirt, self shirring to the upper bodice, lace edging, metallic trim at the dropped waist with an antique enamel bebe pin, antique wired bonnet with applied lace and flower trim. In addition she comes with a fabulous original antique dome top trunk with novel compartments and removable tray, exquisite lithographic prints decorate the interior and a rich royal blue paper. The beautiful trunk holds all of her belongings including the following: Four original antique cream cotton undergarments, An antique bebe corset An antique parasol in blue and white striped silk (some wear) A card with four antique bebe pins A wonderful pair of two tone leather gloves A silver mesh purse A fur muff with ermine tails A cotton lacy bonnet A wired hat with flowers Two original antique bebe dresses (listed above) A blond mohair wig 2 pairs of antique shoes (one is her original pair) Her original light warm brown human hair hand-tied wig An antique blue enameled Bebe pin.
MARKS: BRU Jne 7 on plate: BRU Jne 4
CONDITION: Excellent. The head and plate are in wonderful condition! The head and plate are free of hairlines, chips, cracks and/or restoration.The finest quality bisque with sensitive and delicate painting of features, very crisp modeling of captivating face with exquisite modeling which makes this one of the most sought after faces in antique dolls, penetrating watery blue paperweight eyes and the characteristic Bru Jne somewhat puckered mouth. The original neck button and attachment (is present. There is excellent professional restoration to three fingers on the right hand. Teeny flecks at the right ear pierce hole, minor lightening to the right cheek. These minor faults are truly insignificant and do not detract from her exquisite beauty overall and intrinsic value! The Bru body is sturdy condition with a few small patches at the hip joints... How often do we come across a perfect Bru in her original antique costume and an additional trousseau filled with antique goodies of her period? You can continue to add to her trousseau, too, though it is packed, there is still room for at least one more costume. Make her yours today! Extended layaway up to one year is available on this extraordinary doll!
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OUTSTANDING 18" Bru Jne 7 All Original With Trousseau
$24,000 USD SALE PENDING
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