Kley & Hahn was under commission by Kestner when they produced the darling Walkure models, and this sweet-faced bisque girl is an excellent example! She's a big, beaming beacon of beauty and charm, with her sparkling blue sleep eyes, and fantastic condition original finish STAMPED body! She's dressed to impressed in stark white cotton, and her fiery ginger curls give her a bold presence which is sure to illuminate your collection cabinet!
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She has a bisque socket head with nicely-modeled and painted features; blue glass sleep eyes, painted upper & lower lashes, feathered and molded brows, an open mouth with four upper teeth, a slightly dimpled chin, and pierced ears. She stands at 25” tall on her original fully-jointed wood and composition body. She wears a soft ginger mohair wig, in a shoulder-length curly style.
She wears a simple white cotton dress, with a strip of white cotton up the center of the bodice, and three strips of white cotton coming off it near the top, pointing diagonally down and left, with a white button at the end of each strip. The sleeves of the dress are cuffed, and the skirt is pleated, with a light blue silk sash around the dropped waist. Underneath, she wears a white cotton full slip, with attached pantaloons, with lace trim. On her feet are a pair of white knit socks and white leather shoes. In her ears are a pair of earrings with white teardrop and round blue glass beads, and on her head is a big light blue silk bow.
MARKS: 13 / Walkure / Germany [incised, back of head]
[indeterminate red stamp on back torso]
CONDITION: Generally Excellent. The bisque is excellent, with no hairlines cracks, chips or restoration. She has an overall pleasant face and great painting and modeling of features, though she has some small rubs on her cheeks and eyebrow. The eyes sleep well, with good alignment. Her original body has its original shiny finish, and minor and expected age wear. She has a red stamp on the left side of the back of the torso. Overall, a beautiful girl, with great features going for her!
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Precious 25” Kley & Hahn Walkure in White Dress