Pressed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, modeled bosom and shoulder blades, bulbous amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, shaded nostrils, open mouth with small hole for bottle nipple, with tin-framed rubber ball in head that attaches to metal screw at the back of head (designed to operate as nursing mechanism), slender kid body with scalloped-edge collarette, Chevrot-hinged upper legs, wooden lower legs with individual delicate toes, kid-curved upper arms, bisque forearms with separately-sculpted fingers, with original shift. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 5 T (head and shoulders) (T) indicates made specifically for a teteur. Made by Leon Casimir Bru, Chevrot era, circa 1885, the model marketed as Bebe Teteur. Pristine original condition, unusually pretty example of this rare model with very beautiful bisque and painting, original mechanism intact, perfect bisque hands, no cracks or hairlines in bisque. Finely reproduced and well made outfit and wig with ringlets. Will come registered mail with insurance. Shipping quote is for lower 48 US. Please contact for additional photos and quote for shipping for outside US and thank you for shopping at Terri's Treasures!
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