The King of Dollmakers brings you this big and beautiful 164-model girl, ready to please! She stands at an incredible 29” tall, with a bisque head, with cute painted and molded features. She’s on a beautiful wood & composition antique body, fully-jointed, topped by blond curls, and adorned in a sweet antique white costume. She’s in great overall condition, and ready to go!
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She stands at 29” tall, with a bisque socket head, with painted and molded features: brown glass sleep eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, raised feathered brows, and an open mouth with four upper teeth, and a very lightly dimpled chin, with blushed features. She has her original antique wood & composition body, fully jointed, in the child style. She wears a golden blond mohair wig, in a shoulder-length, curly style.
She wears an antique white cotton full gown, with lace trim and insertion lace, with long sleeves, and decorative bodice. A pink silk bow tops her hair, and a matching one ties around her waist. Underneath goes a white cotton antique full slip, with long sleeves, and a pair of crispy white cotton antique pantaloons with lace trim. White cotton socks and black oilcloth shoes adorn her feet.
MARKS: made in M Germany 15 ¾ 164 [back of head, incised]
Germany 6 [red stamp, back of torso]
CONDITION: Generally excellent. The bisque head is free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. The facial modeling and painting is top-notch, offering a cute doll face. The glass eyes sleep well. The body is good, with only the most minor and typical age wear; the original finish is still present, and the stringing is good. The joints have some minor and typical touchup, but that’s real the only issue. The costume is generally excellent, with only minor and typical wear, especially for antique clothing! The wig is soft and supple and fits well. Overall, this is a beautiful doll!
*Please note that the price shown for this doll was calculated by factoring in the doll’s condition carefully. The doll’s condition is described fully in the "Condition" paragraph above. Any damage or flaws are carefully evaluated as to the manner in which they may reduce the retail value of this item. Unless there is some major issue we overlooked in the condition report, we decline to entertain any proposals for price reductions due to a less than perfect condition report. Most dolls that are over 100 years old will have encountered issues over the years and perfection is rare when it comes to antiques.
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Excellent Kestner 164 29” Antique Bisque Child Doll -- A Massive Girl!