Sweets to the sweet! This girl is the most delectable morsel, a little tea cake of a doll. Her bright blue eyes shine in afraid of long, soft golden curls like spun sugar. She wears a white dress, fluffy as a cream puff with a strawberry-pink pattern and delicate lace trim. Add a hat like pink piped icing and she's looking good enough to eat. The Kestner 168 molds are renowned their pretty faces beautiful bodies and sweet dispositions. But some are more beautiful than others and this is certainly a standout example! ! This girl is a real delight, with a soft expression and cute square-cut teeth that make her smile so sweetly and those gorgeous watery blue sleep eyes that penetrate your heart at first glance! Dressed in a sweet antique cream cotton print dress with fancy lace edged collar, lace edged sleeves and tucked skirt. The undergarments are also antique as are her black oilcloth shoes. With her delicate blond human hair wig, she is the vision of Victorian chic! Topped off with a snappy pink shirred and wired bonnet and her precious gold front antique bar pin, this girl is ready to grace your collection cabinet with nothing but the best that German dollies have to offer! Treat yourself to this darling Kestner now, before someone snatches her up!
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She has a sweet bisque socket head, with original blue glass sleep eyes and painted upper and lower lashes, feathered 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 signed GERMANY, with perfect peachy, shiny original finish. She stands at 22" tall.
Marks: E made in 9 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. Some teeny isolated specks to the right cheek do not detract. The glass eyes sleep well. The body is excellent , with its all original finish. (some wear to the hip socket of the torso. 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--just very minor surface wear. 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 of the torso. Overall, a fantastic girl, with great quality.
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*The Sweet* 22" Kestner 168 Antique Bisque Doll In Antique Costume and Shoes--Stunning!
$455 $650 SALE