Sonneberg Bisque Doll Resembling the Bru Circle/Dot Model 16" swivel head on kid-edged shoulder plate,large brown glass inset eyes,dark eyeliner,lushly painted lashes,rose-blushed eye lids,cheeks and chin,accent dots at eye corners and nostrils,closed mouth with defined space between the outlined downcast lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig,kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees,and bisque hands and lower arms. Marks: 7. Comments: Sonneberg,mystery maker,circa 1882
Marks: 136 9. Comments: Sonneberg,the doll was an attempt to capture the French market,having a body which closely copies the Bru kid bebe body,mystery maker; the model was also made with composition body (see lot #113). Value Points: beautiful child doll with very sturdy original body,perfect hands,lovely bisque,nice antique costume.
Gorgeous pair of size 3 French bisque bebe Bru twins. Having an outstanding presence,splendid eyes,original sturdy bodies, bisque hands,antique costumes,original signed Bru Jne shoes,and well-detailed family provenance. They were presented in Theriault's 2004 auction, "Bon-Bons For The Bonnet Ladies of Tiffin" in Newport Beach, CA.