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Kathy Libraty, Brooklyn NY   

Stunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare ExampleStunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare ExampleStunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare ExampleStunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare ExampleStunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare ExampleStunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare ExampleStunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare ExampleStunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare ExampleStunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare ExampleStunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare Example

I am speechless for this exquisite angel. Words fail for this haunting beauty... She is simply otherworldly! I love that beautiful flawless face-- those lips and those sleepy bedroom eyes! She is somber and somewhat contemplative, much too serious for her tender age. She is an old soul indeed! I must hot hesitate to mention her outstanding silk costume, fashioned from antique fabrics and trimmings by a master seamstress with an educated eye for the fashions of this period, circa 1882-87 . She is simply a work of art! Charming, demure and virtually perfect. This stunning beauty comes on her original chevrot body with wooden arms and legs, original wig and undergarments. If she were to be mine to keep, I'd name her Cosette, for I've never seen a more beautiful Bru in this size in my lifetime and unlike the Cosette from Les Miserables, this little girl has the great fortune to have wonderful,parents who will lavish her with only the best clothes and the most loving tenderness! She is simply a perfect princesse fallen from the doll heavens! If you've been waiting to snag a fantastic Bru, look no further! Mademoiselle Cosette will not disappoint, we promise. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

~Mademoiselle Bru is offered on our liberal, customizable layaway plan! With $3000 down, you may take up to one year to pay for this incredible French Bebe. Contact our office for layaway details or to discuss the purchase, or just let us know at checkout that you need time to pay. Unlike many other outlets for purchasing French dolls, when you decide to purchase from us, we will give you award winning customer service. We can provide over 50 pictures upon request at any time, full, no interest financing, free, fully insured shipping, and committed customer care at any point during the transaction. Just visit our shop reviews to see how happy our other clients are with our service!~

She has a perfect pressed bisque socket head on signed Bru bisque shoulder-plate with molded bosom on original Chevrot kidskin body with original carved wooden hands and lower legs, pin jointed at the elbows and jointed at the shoulders having kid over wood upper arms and carved wooden lower legs. Lovely chocolate brown paperweight eyes that will simply captivate all who behold her. Delicately painted upper and lower lashes, finely feathered light brows match her original blond mohair wig, closed full mouth with shading and accents and distinctly modeled tongue between the lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears with glass bead earrings, original cork pate.

Dressed in a stunning purple silk print bebe frock created from antique fabric, with plain purple silk and ecru antique lace trim. The work on the dress is superb, including, knife pleating, shirring, ribbon folding, elements in black velvet with cut steel beaded buttons,--just a stupendous work of art by a master seamstress, antique undergarments, including her original Bru corset in pink cotton/silk brocade, antique slip and pantaloons with lace edging, black net stockings, antique black leather high button boots, antique purple cashmere and silk hat with cloth flowers, faux pearl choker , real pearl earrings, and a 14K gold antique bar pin with real pearls. Simply a magnificent presentation!

MARKS: on head: Bru Jne 8 on plate: BRU JNE

CONDITION: Excellent. The head and plate without hairlines, cracks, or restoration. The fine quality bisque with sensitive and delicate painting of features, very crisp modeling of captivating face with exquisite modeling around her “melt your heart”, hypnotic deep brown “bedroom” eyes and characteristic Bru Jne somewhat pouting mouth with a distinct and cute, desirable molded tongue and extremely full lips. The head is perfect and so is the shoulderplate. The wooden lower arms with delicately modeled hands, but the left hand having had restoration to the index finger and the right hand with restoration to the ring finger. Some minor touch-ups to the original finish on the arms where paint flaking had occurred. What an amazing French Bru Jne doll!

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Item ID: RLI-2725

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Stunning Somber 22" Bebe Bru Jeune Excellent Condition~ Outstanding presentation~Rare Example

$27,500 USD SOLD

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