When it comes to lifelike dolls, there is nothing quite like the life-sized Kestner 257 we have here! With a bisque head, modeled with a beautiful and cheeky expression, she just begs for attention. She will look absolutely fabulous, whether she sits in a large collection cabinet, or in a baby crib or carrier! She'll be ready to cuddle you all day, if you'll just spare the time! She's available for layaway, so you can take your time to pay!
*Yes, put her on layaway! Please feel free to call us at 718-859-0901 to talk about options! Just let us know at checkout that you need time to pay.*
Bisque socket head, with a 17" circumference. On her 100% original five piece composition baby body. Deep blue sleep eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, feathered flyaway brows, open mouth with two upper teeth, original brown mohair wig. Bisque tremble tongue. Stands at 25" tall. Wears a lovely 100% antique costume, starting with a white costume antique dress, with gorgeous insertion lace with delicate flowery designs, with hand-done floral embroidery. Scalloped edging to the lace trim. Wears a hand-crocheted jacket, with blue trim, and a white cotton antique bonnet with lace trim. Underneath goes a white cotton antique full slip, in beautiful condition, while her feet are adorned in 100% antique silk booties with lace ties.
MARKS Made in Germany JDK 257 Germany 64
On body: Made in Germany
CONDITION: Excellent, pretty much mint. Head is absolutely free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration! Fine quality bisque, expert painting, crisp modeling, pleasant lively blushing, nice character expression with well functioning sleep eyes. The body in excellent condition with hardly any age wear, with its original finish. An adorable character with lots of personality. Every collection needs one of these lively character’s to add some sparkle!
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