Lot No. 106
Desirable J.D. Kestner 143 character child 19” (48cm) c1900 bisque doll incised “G Made in 11// Germany // 143”. Beautiful rarer larger eyes with brown glass sleeping eyes, bold angled lashes, arched lush feathered brows, plumb cheeks with soft blush, modeled ears, expert feature painting. Open gloss pink mouth, full lips have peak accents, protruding upper lip, two upper teeth. Short blonde mohair original wig and plaster pate. Kestner factory finish ball jointed wood composition body with nail accents and red stamped ‘Germany 2 1/2’ on the lower back. Antique hail spot dress over pink dress, antique petticoat and pantaloons, long white knee-length socks, antique kid leather shoes, wide brim straw hat. Premium example in harder to find larger size for this mold.
$600 – $700