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October 13, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Bru Jne Bisque Head Doll

Auction: Discovery - 2939MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 13, 2016 10:00AM


Bru Jne Bisque Head Doll, Paris, 19th century, the socket head with inset blue eyes, pierced molded ears, and closed mouth, with a bisque shoulder plate and jointed arms, leather body, and composition legs, head impressed "BRU Jne 4," shoulder plate "BRU/N4," and shoes stamped "BRU Jne Paris 4," ht. 16 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

the wig is barely affixed to the head, restoration to the thum and index finger, and loss to the decal on the dress.

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