Exquisite FRANKLIN MINT HEIRLOOM BEBE BRU JUMEAU BRIDE DOLL, also known as "The Casimir Bru". A reproduction of the antique Bebe Bru doll originally created by master dollmaker Emile Jumeau. ROBERT CAPIA, a well known authority on antique dolls, authorized FRANKLIN MINT HEIRLOOM DOLLS to make reproductions of some of his antique dolls. These reproductions are called "The Robert Capia Antique Bride Dolls Collection", and Bebe Bru is one of them. "FHD" representing Franklin Heirloom Doll is inscribed into the porcelain in back of breastplate.Beautiful BEBE BRU JUMEAU BRIDE stands approximately 22 in. To top of head without her bridal head piece. Doll has porcelain head jointed to porcelain breastplate.
Porcelain hands and arms with porcelain feet and legs. Torso has a well crafted cloth stuffed body with armature for limited posing. She wears a magnificent Victorian ensemble of shimmering ivory satin. Drop waist wedding gown has satin skirting with petite floral lace edging.Skirt overlayed with elegant Venetian lace embellished with faux pearls and sparkling sequins. Bodice overlayed with Venetian lace, and the yoke collar is highlighted with re-embroidered lace, pearls, and sequins. Puffed long sleeves of runched satin continues the elegance with iridescent faux pearls and petite lace trim.
Underclothes consist of slip with organza skirt with wide floral lace trim, satin pantalones with matching lace trim, and lace stockings. Wears ivory ribbon tie shoes embellished with rosettes and faux pearls. BEBE BRU BRIDE'S face has beautiful hand set blue GLASS EYES with handpainted feathered eyelashes and eyebrows true to the nature of the original antique doll. Her sweet face has softly blushed cheeks and lips.
She has brunette hair styled in layers of ringlets in a synthetic wig. Her unique bridal head piece is adorned with actual feather plumes and strings of lustrous faux pearls.Satin roses embellish the front and back of the head piece with an attached cathedral veil of fine tulle netting. Pearled hat pin is included.
The extraordinary FRANKLIN MINT BRU JUMEAU BRIDE DOLL is in Excellent and Clean Condition, ready for display or gift giving. Doll is listed used since she is out of her original box, but remains in a like new condition. Porcelain and weighted stuffed torso, includes metal stand, packaging materials, and box weight. Packaged weight approximately 7 lbs.
Colors are true, some monitors may display colors differently. Exquisite BEBE BRU would make a wonderful gift idea for an engagement, bridal shower, or wedding anniversary. A great addition to your own doll.
The item "NEW Franklin Heirloom Porcelain French Bebe Bru Victorian Bride Doll" is in sale since Saturday, October 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Dolls & Doll Playsets". The seller is "vladgarik" and is located in Birmingham, Alabama. This item can be shipped worldwide.