German All-Bisque Mignonette, 102, by Kestner

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The plump-faced all-bisque doll has swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, long painted lashes, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with pale accented lips, two square cut upper teeth, one square cut lower tooth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs with modelled bent elbows, cupped hands, defined fingers, plump shapely legs with tiny ankles, ribbed blue stockings with blue ties, black five-lace ankle boots with little heels, antique white batiste dress with tucks, embroidery and lace, undergarments, straw bonnet. Signed "102". Kestner, circa 1885. 9" (23 cm).
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