German Bisque Child with Closed Mouth by Kestner

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24" (61 cm.) Bisque shoulder head turned to the right,blue glass sleep eyes,painted lashes,brush-stroked brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with accented lips,blonde mohair wig over plaster pate,muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on red and white stockings and red kid shoes,leather arms,antique gown with tucking and lace,undergarments. Marks: L. Comments: Kestner,circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful bisque and painting on the early closed mouth doll.
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