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16” Wonderful Closed Mouth POUTY KESTNER Child Fashion Antique Doll Wearing Factory Original Dress!
16" WONDERFUL CLOSED MOUTH POUTY KESTNER CHILD FASHION ANTIQUE DOLL in factory original dress!
Bisque shoulder head on a slender early kidskin body with kidskin hands with individually stitched fingers, red seam stitching. Lovely original brown fixed eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, delicate, light multi-stroke brows, closed pouting mouth with accents, dimpled chin, lovely blond mohair wig. Dressed in charming factory original child's pink cotton frock with cream blouson bodice, attached jacket, white winged collar with lace edge, lined with loosely woven cheese cloth, pink ribbon sash, antique slip with elaborately hand embroidered broderie anglaise hem, antique original pantaloons with lace edge, antique cream and pink striped cotton knit socks, wonderful original narrow high button boots of black oilcloth with glass buttons, fabulous antique pink straw hat with unusual shaping and applied cloth flowers, super pretty antique gold front bar pin. WOW—This doll is a real SHOWSTOPPER!
CONDITION: Lovely and flawless pale bisque with expert decoration of features, crisp modeling of sweet pouting face, gentle and subtle color. There is a teeny inherent kiln pit on the right front breast plate The original body in excellent, sturdy condition with reinforcing patching to the shoulders and the delicate stitching to the fingers is unraveling. Leather on arms show some wear. What a darling little angel! She has a face that just won't quit and a museum worth costume!
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