The Kestner 129 is a real beauty, with high-quality modeling and a beautiful face that is bound to please. She has blue glass sleep eyes, with a darling open-mouth expression, and stands at 19” tall on a lovely fully-jointed body in great condition. She is topped with a golden blond mohair wig, and wears a classic antique white dress and antique undergarments. She is a true beauty, and a great example of one of the more desirable dolls made by Kestner. Were it not for a little damage she has, she would book for $1200! Do not hesitate to add this angel to your collection!
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She stands at 19” tall, with a bisque socket head, with painted and molded features: blue glass sleep eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, feathered brown brows, and an open mouth with four upper teeth, and a dimpled chin. She has a pale complexion, with selectively-blushed features. She stands on her antique wood and composition fully-jointed body, and is topped with a golden blond mohair wig in a short, curly style.
She wears a classic antique white cotton dress, with insertion lace and lace trim, long sleeves, and an antique blue silk sash with matching hair bow.
Underneath goes an antique white cotton chemise, an antique half slip, and antique pantaloons, with white cotton socks and vintage cream silk shoes.
MARKS: made in Germany 129 H 12 [back of head, incised]
Germany 3361 [back of torso, red stamp]
CONDITION: There is a small, faint hairline to the bottom of the bisque head’s neck, near the front. Otherwise, the bisque is of very fine quality with expert modeling and painting of features, and no other hairlines, or any cracks, chips or restoration Her original blue glass eyes sleep well, and have good pupil alignment in the head. The body is great overall with original body finish, and only some minor and expected wear and areas of touch-up, but overall the body is great, with shiny varnish and tight stringing. The wig is soft and supple. The costume is great, with only minor and typical age wear.
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Kestner 129 Antique Bisque Child Girl Doll in White 19”