Lot No. 097

Lot 97.

Quality cabinet J.D. Kestner turned head child 10″ (25.5cm) c1880s bisque shoulder head with slightly turned head. Divine open/closed rose mouth with inner red outline modeled white space, delicate peak accents. Blue spiral threaded paperweight glass eyes, encircled black eyeliner, bold angled lashes, very long tapered gloss brown brows. Pierced ears with drop earrings, pale cheek blush. Original plaster pate and blonde mohair wig with stitched on back braid and curl extensions. Painted white muslin body with modeled bisque forearms. Original cream silk long dress, scallop edge lace trim petticoat and pantaloons, lace socks, black rexine shoes. Very rare to find anywhere.

$550 – $800