German Bisque Dimpled Character, 247, by Kestner with Rare Toddler Body

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22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, shaded and outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: M made in Germany 16 JDK 247 16. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, their model known as "Baby Jean". Value Points: rare model, especially in larger size and with original toddler body with original finish, very fine detail of sculpting includes double dimples at each cheek, and dimples at lip corners.
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