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If you value unique international dolls in your antique doll collection, this cute Asian baby should be seriously considered. He is a very desirable example of the Kestner Asian baby mold 243 that is not frequently found. His adorable expression, intricately modeled Asian features and jolly expression will be sure to catch your fancy. And his wonderful authentic Asian costume in salmon silk brocade with thick padding and pink silk lining. And check out that adorable pompom hat! How can you resist such a cutie-pie?
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He has amber tinted bisque socket head on his original five piece bent limb jointed composition baby doll body also tinted amber. Brown sleep eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, slanted eye-cuts, feathered black brows, open mouth with two upper teeth, celluloid tongue, original black mohair wig. He is authentically dressed in a well crafted Asian silk jacket of salmon silk brocade a silk embroidered band with colored floral designs, along the edges and a matching hat with colored pompoms. He wears crocheted cream cotton socks and matching panties.
MARKS: F made in 10 Germany / 24 3 / J.D.K. made in Germany
On the body: Made in Germany
CONDITION: Excellent! He has fine quality bisque with fired-in amber flesh tone, well defined features and expert painting of wonderful oriental character face representing a Chinese baby. The original body in fine and clean original finish condition with an amber tint. This baby is a MUST-HAVE for any antique doll collection specializing in the rare and unique antique dolls!!!!
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14" Oriental Asian 243 Kestner Character Boy to Represent a Chinese Baby--He's Just Too CUTE!
$3,600 USD SOLD
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