Charming Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner

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10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden body with jointing at shoulders, knees and hips, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: dearest expression on the wistful closed mouth child, near mint body finish.
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