Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped pale blue glass enamel eyes with darker blue outer rims, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blond mohair wig over cork pate, French original Bru patented all-wooden fully articulated fashion body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, thighs, knees and ankles, and with ball-swivel at waist.
Very beautiful poupee with choice bisque and painting! She is nicely costumed in antique woolen gown with train, undergarments, antique original leather boots with heels, lace and silk bonnet, undergarmens.
Condition: generally excellent. Her bisque free of hairline or any damages.Wooden body with original finish, superb sculpting of fingers and palms.
16" (41cm) tall
Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, the facial model was deposed by him in that year. This portrait model inspired by the Empress Eugenie.
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