This 9 ¼ inch tall doll, circa the 1850s, has a 2 ¼ inch tall china head manufactured by in German by the Kestner firm. He has an antique cloth body that is jointed at the shoulders. The young man has painted facial features and hair with exposed ears. The head is in excellent condition with no cracks or repairs. There are a couple of tiny typical flecks in the black paint of the hair. The doll wears a handmade suit of dark blue wool. This gentleman would make a lovely companion for the china ladies or could even serve as the son of a French Fashion Poupee.
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