Rare Tiny German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner

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6 1/2" (17 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, kid lower torso and legs with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque arms peg-jointed at shoulders, cupped sculpted hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head and torso). Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: petite doll with rare body style, most charming wistful expression, original wig, original chemise, shoes and socks.
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