*FALL SALE!!! As fall quickly approaches, promising a change in the colors of the leaves and blustier winds, along with it comes a new sale! Here at Kathy Libraty's Antiques, we are offering a number of our delightful dolls, doll clothing, and accessories for dramatically-lowered prices! As we approach the end of the year holidays, we are making many of our wonderful items available at incredible and affordable prices. Bisque German and French dolls, China ladies, doll gowns -- you can find all of these in our huge Fall sale! Send us an email, or give us a call to find out more, and to snatch up that darling doll or accessory you've been holding out for!*
Every doll collection deserves a pale-faced, all-original Kestner 154 on display. This lovely girl is adorned in her original costume, antique from top to bottom, while her head has been adorned with a lovely hand-made silk bonnet with fine charmeuse. Her body is fabulous as well, with good condition kidskin, bisque arms and composition legs, and the original chest stamp. This delightful girl, with her square-cut teeth and pale face, is sure to please! It's always a delight to make these girls available. Snatch her up now,
***She is available on a layaway! Please feel free to contact us at 718-859-0901 or via email for details on this doll and potential layaway plans! We'd love to hear from you.***
She has a bisque shoulder head, with great modeling of features: an open mouth with four upper square-cut teeth, dimpled chin, feathered dark brown brows, and frosty blue glass sleep eyes, with painted lashes. She wears her original antique mohair blond wig. She stands at 16.5" tall, on her original kidskin body. She has pin-jointed thighs, and knees, shoulders, and elbows. Original bisque lower arms, and original finish/painting composition lower legs with detailed feet. Original Kestner chest stamp on the front of the torso. Original plaster Kestner pate underneath the wig.
She wears her all-original antique costume, starting with a cream fine cotton dress with flower print. Original white cotton half slip with lace trim and five rows of tucking. Original antique pantaloons with three rows of tucking and lace broderie anglaise trim. White chemise, white cotton original socks. Newer pair of light blue oilcloth shoes, and a beautiful hand-made silk bonnet that matches the costume beautifully.
MARKS: Dep 154 5/12 [back of the head]
JDK Germany CORK STUFFED [purple stamp on the front of the torso]
CONDITION: Excellent. Lovely creamy bisque with expert painting of features, very crisp modeling, pleasant color, lovely large eyes and a sweet expression. Eyes sleep well. The head is free of hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. The bisque is particularly-pale, with a smooth finish and great overall presentation. Glass eyes sleep well, and have nice pupil alignment. The body is original, with only the most minor expected age wear. Original bisque lower arms and hands are great, with no chips or missing fingers. Composition lower legs have the original finish and paint, and are in good detailed condition. Pin joints are good and pretty sturdy. Costume is lovely. Wig in good intact condition. Overall, a beautiful girl with no excuses!
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