Kestner’s 152 model is one of the harder to find molds out there, and has a sweet, well-modeled classic dolly face. She’s dressed in a sweet pale blue dress, with a soft blond mohair wig. She’s in great overall condition too, so you can buy her with confidence! Your collection is in dire need of a doll like her...
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She has a bisque socket head, with painted and molded features; blue glass set eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, feathered dark brown brows, an open mouth with four upper teeth, and a dimpled chin. She stands at 17.5” tall on her fully-jointed wood and composition body, and wears a soft blond mohair wig in a short, curly style.
She wears an antique faded pale blue cotton dress, with inset lace, lace trim at the collar and sleeves, and a band of windowpane openwork overlaid on the waist. Underneath, she wears a white cotton full slip with lace trim at the hem and collar, and a striped white cotton onesie with pink lace at the hems. On her feet are a pair of white knit socks and shiny white shoes.
MARKS: D / Made in Germany / 8 / 152 [back of head, incised]
CONDITION: Excellent! The bisque head is free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration, with top quality modeling and painting of features. The blue glass eyes are aligned straight in the head. The hands have some repaired fingers, and the wood and composition body has been lightly repainted. The wig has a fluffy body, with no smokey odors, and bears a pleasant silhouette. The costume is in great condition, with only minor and typical age wear. Overall, she’s a beautiful doll, having held up very well over the years.
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Adorable 17.5” Kestner 152 in Sweet Blue Dress