A fine and rare Bru Jne bébé No.4, with bisque socket head, deep brown striated fixed glass eyes, dusty pink open/closed mouth with dark pink part outline, two-tone pink nostrils, slightly raised brow with pale brown painting, pierced ears, impressed BRU JNE 4, bisque shoulders with breasts, impressed BRU JNE 4, kid body with jointed arms with bisque forearms, metal hip joints and carved wooden lower legs, paper label to front 'BÉBÉ BRU BTE S.G.D.G. Tout contrefact teur sera saisi pour suivre conformement à la loi', circa 1880 -15¾in. (40cm.) high (a few very slight black kiln dust spots on right cheek and pink firing line in neck fold); re-wigged and redressed including petticoat embroidered 'Serraphina' and slighty too large old shoes with four leaf clover to underside impressed JR
£4000 - 6000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.