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*The Sweet* Kestner 168 Antique Bisque Doll 23.5"
~It's the final count down on our third annual Tax Return Sale~Today and tomorrow we will be doing our very last round of mark downs before the sale ends this weekend! First we had papier maches on sale, then china dolls, and now, ladies and gentlemen of the doll world; it is time for the Bisque and Bebe sale of your dreams! From now until April 15th, we will be giving you a very, VERY good opportunity to utilize those tax return dollars with a mark down sale that is TOO BIG for us to do in one sitting, so we will be adding dolls to it in small gasps- starting at the top with our most beloved and extraordinary bebes, down to the sweetest and already affordable German dollies. Come join the doll fun and search Tax Return in our shop to see all the dolls and accessories included in the sale! Please note: we will not lower these dolls below their sale prices, and shipping is not included.~
The Kestner 168 is a lovable staple of any German bisque doll collection, their pretty faces keeping us going back for more and more! This particular girl is a real delight, with a soft expression and cute square-cut teeth that make her smile so sweetly. She's adorned in a cute costume, and has a lovely condition to her original finish body. Standing at 19.5" tall, she will fit right into that empty space in your cabinet you've been saving! Treat yourself to this darling Kestner now, before someone snatches her up!
***Yes, she is available on layaway! Call us up at 718-859-0901 for payment plan details, or for an in hand description of her fabulous condition!***
Bisque socket head, with original brown glass sleep eyes and painted lashes, feathered flyaway brows, and an open mouth with four square-cut upper teeth. Dimpled chin and blushed cheeks, with overall sweet complexion and an overall pale bisque. She stands on her original fully jointed wood & composition body, with amazing peachy and glossy original finish. She stands at 19.5" tall. She wears a super soft mohair blond wig in short, cute curls.
She is dressed to impress, in a white cotton apron just full of decorative lace. A blue bow sits atop her head, matching her navy blue dress. Underneath goes a white cotton half slip with lace, a white cotton lace-trimmed chemise, and lace-trim pantaloons. White socks and white faux leather boots with four-button closure.
Marks: F made in 10 Germany E 168 08
Condition: Excellent. This girl has a beautiful bisque head that is free of hairlines, cracks, or restoration, and has excellent modeling, offering a beautiful dolly face that truly is alluring. The glass eyes sleep well, and invite you in, with great pupil alignment. The body is very good, with its all original finish. The hands and feet are fantastic too, which are some of the most vulnerable areas for damage over the years. The hands are great, with no chips or missing fingers. Overall, the body is great, with a pleasant color and only the most minor age wear, such as minor flaking to the composition finish at the neck socket. Overall, a fantastic girl, with great quality.
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