Grand German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, 16X, by Kestner

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27" (69 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered details, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, impressed dimples at lip corners, impressed philtrum, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 16X. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: outstanding modeling of face with fine bisque and painting, original wig, body and body finish, beautiful antique costume.
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