Very beautiful and rare early Bru fashion doll with gentle smiling expression, lovely bisque and painting. She has bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and feathered arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with dainty smile depicted by the upturned lip corners, accented pale lips, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, wooden and bisque lower arms and hands with distinctively-sculpted fingers.
She is wearing very lovely antique original off white enfantine pique dress, beautiful hat, original underwear, antique shoes and socks, enamel brooch.
Condition: generally excellent. Her bisque free of hairline, restoration, any damages. The bisque hands without any chips or restoration.
Her leather body in good condition, small patches on the knees (please look last photo).
Marked 4 (head and shoulders)
17" (43 cm) tall.
Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1865
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