ONLINE — RI Internet Consignment & Sales sold an antique 9-inch Bru Bebe Jumeau French bisque fashion doll for $18,800 in an online auction that ended Monday, March 11.
The doll that came with her original pin and clothes was part of a special collection the company is buying and more choice dolls like this one are listed online, with more expected to be on offer soon.
In original, untouched condition, the doll has periwinkle paperweight eyes and her hair is original and attached to a cork plug. Her lace trimmed dress and layers of undergarments are all original and she is wearing a straw and blue satin bonnet.
At the top of her socks is the letter “B” for “Bru” and both of her leather shoes are marked “Bru Jne. Paris.” She is also wearing her original gold plated “Bebe” brooch.
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