Lot No. 103
Companion J.D. Kestner ‘Flirty Child’ c1880s 31” (79cm) pale bisque. Arched long dark brown lush gloss brows, fine outer feathering, bold angled lashes. Blue glass flirty eyes have replaced flirty mechanism, applied detailed ears, the neck has two original metal grommets to lock eyes in transit. Open pink-red gloss mouth with peak accents, four upper teeth, early pale blush. Brown mohair long wig over replaced plaster pate. Original wood composition ball jointed repainted body. Magnificent red check fitted day dress flared from hips, black velvet trim and antique French lace ruffled collar, stylish cuffs with lace trim. Antique whitewear undergarments, long black lace socks. Superb antique olive leather side button-up boots with pale blue tassels. Necklace and bold claret hair bow. Comes with a felt base wood stand, and a photo book with shots of outfit construction. Provenance Aileen Sandercock companion collection.
$1,000 – $1,600