Lot No. 132

Lot 132. Gorgeous J.D. Kestner 1880s closed-mouth Child 15.5″ (39.5cm) bisque shoulder-head incised 7 on the head and lower down. Closed red mouth with darker centerline, chin dimple. Blue spiral threaded inserted paperweight eyes, upper black eyeliner, angled lashes, striated type feathered brows. Wonderful deep molded features. Lush blonde human hair wig attached to never removed plaster pate. Original kid leather body with repainted ball jointed wood composition arms and lower legs. The body has remains of chest paper store type label. Vintage cream cotton dropped waist dress with hand-stitched red cross hem pattern and blue trim, antique petticoat and pantaloons, cream socks, and black leather strap antique shoes.

$500 – $600