German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner

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14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful wide-eyed expression, choice bisque, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume.
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