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15" All Antique Kestner 257 Character Flirty Toddler
Couldn't we all use a bit of a pick-me-up every now and again? And what better way to brighten your day than with so delightful a flirting toddler to play with your little ladies? We absolutely LOVE boy dolls, and this exquisite example will beguile the collector of fine German examples that truly stand out from the crowd. To tell you the truth, he almost crept into my collection, as I have almost never come across another in this rare size (and I do so love little ones in cabinet sizes.) Especially for those who are space conscious, a rare little gem like this will not cramp but only enhance any pre-existing display or vignette- and you can even get yourself to collecting toys for him... wouldn't he look dashing with a little ball or petite lamb to play with? For a cabinet sized dose of doll delight, grab this flirtatious boy up now before he's gone!
~Our delightful little toddler is available on layaway. Give us a call anytime at 718.859.0901 to hear an in hand description of his fabulous condition, or to discuss layaway terms, for in hand descriptions, etc! Or just send us an email- you can even request more photos, and we will do our best to get them out to you ASAP.~
Bisque socket head on a fully jointed composition and wood slant hip toddler body. Brown flirty eyes with tin lids, painted upper and lower lashes, feathered brows, open mouth with two upper teeth, tremble tongue, original blond human hair wig. Dressed in an adorable antique sailor costume consisting of navy blue short pants with suspenders, cream jersey tunic with square sailor collar and red neckerchief, navy blue banding at the cuffs and collar, cream cap, cotton knit undershirt, cream cotton pantaloons, antique cream and rose and brown striped socks antique oilcloth cream shoes. Just an adorable presentation for this darling little boy doll!
Marks: made in Germany 257.
made in Germany. 31. B
CONDITION: Excellent. A perfect head with very fine bisque, delicate painting of features, wonderful modeling of character face. The original flirty eyes work beautifully as do the tin sleep lis with their original paint. The original desirable fully jointed toddler body in excellent original finish condition and stamped Germany in red at the upper rear torso, a known Kestner mark.. Where can you get another treasure like this in such great shape? A wonderful character with so much charm and appeal!
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