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German Bisque Portrait of Chinese Baby,243,by Kestner

Lot Number: 
154
13" (33 cm.) Amber tinted bisque socket head,brown glass sleep eyes in half moon shape,black painted lashes,short black feathered brows,accented nostrils,open mouth,shaded lips,two porcelain upper teeth,tongue,black mohair bobbed wig,amber tinted composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F made in Germany 10 243 JDK. Comments: Kestner,circa 1915,their portrait of Chinese baby,note some decorative variations with #153. Value Points: gentle-faced character has excellent bisque and complexion,original wig,body,body finish,the doll wears its original silk costume with elaborate embroidery and cap with orange pom-poms.
Realized Price: 
$3,900
Presale Estimate: 
3800/4800