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19" (48 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with plump face, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with piquant smile, brunette mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain arms to above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent, tiniest pinflake at corner of left upper eye rim. Comments: Germany, circa 1865. Value Points: rarity factors include sleep eyes, wig, and wearing superb antique costume that is likely original.