Johann Daniel Kestner 143 Antique German Bisque Head Doll
Antique German bisque head doll made by Johann Daniel Kestner ca. 1897-1898. Mold 143. The doll stands ca. 13" (33 cm) tall. Bisque head is free of damage or repair, no cracks, chips or restoration. She is marked "made in Germany B 6".
Stunning blue glass sleep eyes with fully operational eye mechanism and original lid paint. Painted lower and upper eyelashes. Open mouth with 2 teeth. Original blonde mohair wig, cardboard pate. Wood and composition Excelsior body in very good condition with a red stamped "Excelsior Germany 0" mark. No repaint, body finish is all original. The doll wears old clothing, a batiste lace dress, a hat, cotton and silk underclothes, leather shoes.
From a smoke-free home and private collection. See pics for best description. Shipping can be combined for multiple purchases. WE SHIP INTERNATIONALLY. Please email for international rates or if you have any questions. (2532)
Price: 850$ Item ID: 6081.