German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner with Lovely Costume

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21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the outlined lips, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: fine quality of bisque with luminous complexion, original body and body finish, wearing lovely antique dress.
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