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Bébé Bru Jeune 5

16 1/2" Bebe Bru Jeune 5, a marvelous example in a great smaller size, with fine features that include a perfect bisque head and shoulderplate, gorgeous coloring and modeling, hypnotic blue paperweight eyes, a delicately painted mouth that includes a molded tongue tip, pierced ears and a darling blonde mohair wig styled in soft curls - also a great match to the pale brow color.
On her original Chevrot body that exhibits normal wear, the paint on the lower legs is in good original condition. One of the Bru bisque arms has seen a well done repair, while the left arm appears to be perfect.
Brilliant blue and cream silk do double duty to make this bebe's ensemble a standout. Notice how the blue in the dreamy costume helps make those exquisite eyes sparkle! Antique leather bebe slippers and a gorgeous, antique velvet chapeau help make this doll cabinet ready.
A lovely example in a manageable size - anyone should be proud to call this beauty their own.

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Thank you, B.








Bru Bébé Teteur 6

We are thrilled to offer this entirely factory-original Bru Bebe Teteur, or Nursing Bru, and at nineteen inches, she is the perfect size, too. Actually, this example is exceptional for two reasons – her inner workings are still in place, and her body is as close to mint condition as one will ever find.
If you aren't familiar with how a Bebe Teteur works – with the turn of a brass wing nut found on the back of the bebe's head, she was able to empty a special "bebe" bottle of its liquid, and then...well, return the liquid to the bottle.
Highlights include a gorgeous perfect bisque head and shoulderplate, deep brown paperweight eyes, her original and just plain darling curly mohair wig, plus the required open mouth with beautifully modeled full lips and pierced ears.
Her original Chevrot-patented body, in spectacular condition, is complete with a fully intact paper label and features the carved wood arms (offered for a very short period of time) which retain the original paint finish in wonderful condition – do not miss her bead bracelet that spells "bebe"!
Her original presentation includes a three-piece bebe ensemble of white cotton faille, which consists of a jacket, wrap-type bottom which button up to encase her lower body, and an eyelet bib. In addition, she wears a fabulous faille and eyelet bonnet with lace and ribbon loops, plus pantalets, and white cotton booties over knit stockings.
Truly, the ultimate in a Bebe Teteur!

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Thank you, P.









Bébé Jumeau 11

26 1/2" Bebe Jumeau from the SFBJ era - we are pleased to offer an exceptionally sweet example with a pretty, and perfect, bisque head marked only with her size number, 11. Additional features include lovely coloring and painting, an open mouth with teeth, gorgeous blue paperweight quality sleep-eyes, pierced ears, and a wonderful brunette mohair wig which is styled in soft curls.
On a fully-jointed composition body, the original paint finish is in good condition, although it looks as if the hands have seen their paint refreshed. There is an interesting paper label on the doll's back, denoting that she visited a doll "clinique" in Grenoble at some point in her life.
Her deluxe ensemble is composed of delicate printed silk taffeta, with abundant lace accents, plus pink silk ribbon bows. Original under things, and antique leather bebe shoes (showing wear) sweeten this already very attractive deal!

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Thank you, L.








Bébé Petit & Dumoutier

Extremely rare to come by, are the lovely bebes from the Petit & Dumoutier workshops - we are pleased to offer a spectacular example here. Details of this twenty-six inch tall beauty include a perfect, pressed bisque head that is impressed P 5 D, hypnotic blue paperweight eyes in large round eyecuts that are enhanced by mauve shadow, pierced ears, and do not miss the most adorable brunette mohair wig that is styled in a mass of curls.
On a fully jointed composition body (that is fitted with the trademark metals hands that these bebes are known to have) the original paint finish remains in good condition.
Mlle. wears what appears to be an original bebe ensemble in shimmering pink satin (tender) - the perfect complement to her bisque tone and hair color. A coordinating chapeau that is enhanced with flowers, and antique leather shoes (one showing a split) complete the presentation.
Better not hesitate on this rarity – who knows how long you might have to wait for another to appear? 

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Bébé Steiner

17-1/2”Gigoteur, a delightful, not to mention early, mechanical bebe, who cries, kicks and moves her head and arms when key-wound.
An ingenious invention of Jules Nicholas Steiner, features include an especially beautiful perfect bisque solid dome head with nice coloring, delicately painted features, rare brown paperweight eyes, an open mouth with teeth, and her original antique blonde mohair wig.
The molded carton body, that is covered with cotton (and contains the mechanism) is fitted with composition arms and legs.
Mlle wears a darling antique costume of fine cotton with dreamy lace overlay, while her lace-trimmed under clothing is antique also, as is her adorable chiffon cap.
The mechanism works well, and she does cry and emit the requisite cries of – Mama, Papa!

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Thank you, S.








Bébé Bru Jeune R. 12

26" Bebe Bru Jeune R. 12 young gentleman from the Paul Girard era of the Bru firm - details include a perfect head that is marked Bru Jne. R. 12., cheerful blue paperweight eyes with nicely painted lashes and brows, an open mouth that features an upper row of teeth, a definite smile, and a dark blond mohair wig worn as a ponytail.
On a jointed wood and composition body that exhibits normal wear, Monsieur wears an 18th C. inspired ensemble in aqua silk faille with metallic accents - a smashing hat, and antique shoes complete the look - one which is obviously sublime.

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Thank you, B.








Bébé Bru Jeune 8

Twenty-one inches of rich, dark loveliness, is this extraordinary Bru Jeune 8. The shoulder plate with its molded breasts is perfect, as is her bisque head with gorgeous coloring and sensitive modeling that includes a definite tongue. In addition, she looks at the world through deep brown paperweight eyes, has pierced ears, and she wears an original mohair wig in a very pleasing shade.
On the desirable Henri Chevrot body which is fitted with wooden lower legs and bisque arms, the general condition is good, but there has been repair to both bisque arms.
A perfect look for Winter – her outstanding Bru-style costume of plum silk, cut velvet and rare burgundy lace features a coordinating chapeau, plus she wears antique shoes and under things.
Behold, a magnificent Bebe Bru.

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Thank you, J.








Bébé Bru Jeune 9

Classically beautiful 20" Bebe Bru Jeune 9, lovely features include a very pretty, perfect head with smooth bisque, modeling that includes a deeply dimpled chin, and a full mouth that is painted with a suggestion of a tongue. Her deep blue paperweight eyes are not only quite expressive, but are also highlighted by mauve shadow and fine lashes, while her luxurious, deep brunette, human hair wig is a very nice complement to her brow coloring.
The desirable Chevrot body features a perfect shoulderplate with molded breasts, lower wooden legs and perfect bisque arms, and please note these are the unusual variety that feature separated fingers.
Mademoiselle wears a classic Bru-style dress in deep pink satin, with cream silk piping and ruched components. A touch of delicate lace provides light contrast, while her lace and cutwork chapeau is simple perfection.
This doll will be as beautiful exiting a room as entering, as the dress is quite elegant when seen from the back. Lovely under things and antique shoes complete her ensemble.
A beautiful, personality-filled Bebe Bru with a classic, and very sweet look.

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Thank you, B.

Since we all know time flies, you will have your doll at home in your arms in no time at all!

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