German Bisque Doll by Kestner in Original Mariner

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The bisque shoulderhead doll has brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, slender elongated kid body with gusset jointing and bisque lower arms. The doll wears antique blue woolen mariner costume with fly-front, white banding, matching cap, black stockings and shoes, and carries little penny-bisque doll in mariner costume. Signed "2 1/2 /0" on head and shoulderplate. Kestner, circa 1895. 12" (30 cm).
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