Johann Daniel Kestner 168
Antique German bisque head doll made ca. 1898-1902 by Johann Daniel Kestner. The doll stands 15.7" (40 cm) tall. Her bisque head is free of damage or repair, no cracks, chips or restoration. The head is marked "a ½ Made in Germany 4½ 168".
Blue glass eyes with fully operational eyes mechanism, original lid paint. Open mouth with 4 teeth. Original hard plaster pate, never been removed. Old mohair wig.
Wood and composition body in very good condition with original finish. The body is marked "Germany 8868" at the back.
The doll wears old clothing, a cotton dress, old cotton underclothes decorated with laces, a straw hat. Leather shoes. (2105)
Price: 740$ Item ID: 5821.