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Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Antique Lace Dress

Lot Number: 
15
25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, lightly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with solemn expression, outlined pale lips, wheat-blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 15. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful child with fine gleaming complexion, wonderfully-painted lips, original body and body finish, antique lace dress, undergarments, woven bonnet, leather shoes.
Realized Price: 
$2,700
Presale Estimate: 
1400/1800