Original antique JD Kestner doll. Kid leather body, bisque lower arms. Elaborate vintage reproduction handmade gown.
Presented here is a fantastic original JD Kestner rare series G lady doll. She is 18 1/2 tall, bisque gently turned shoulder head on a kid leather body with bisque lower arms.Beautiful face with lovey coloring, expressive brown eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth. She has the old cork pate, the head has been checked inside, no chips, no cracks, no repairs. The shoulder head is marked on the back with a "G" at the lower edge and "7" on the back of the head. The body is in excellent antique condition, some wear, no notable damage.
She wears a newer, lovely brunette wig of 100% mohair in gorgeous ringlets. The clothing is spectacular, this is a handmade vintage reproduction gown.Made of pink taffeta and cotton it has elaborate ruffles around the hem and forming a bustle back on the skirt. It has an antique lace apron in the front.
The bodice is fitted, edged with tiny pleats and trimmed with antique lace. She has a matching French style bonnet, trimmed and finely detailed. Underneath she has an antique lace petticoat, antique cotton bloomers, antique knit socks and lovely handmade ankle tie shoes. The clothing is all excellent with no damage, all very finely handmade, fully lined, much is hand sewn.The listing is for the doll and clothing, no stand included. The written description is based on my opinion and observation of the item. I do my best, if you have another opinion please feel free to let me know, additional knowledge is always appreciated. The listing is for the items described only, props and display items are not included. Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. I try to note any obvious damage or flaws but there may be flaws or damage not noticed on initial inspection. I do not take anything apart or check every hidden fold. The item "ANTIQUE JD KESTNER series G LADY bisque DOLL closed mouth KID body PINK gown 18" is in sale since Monday, October 09, 2017. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "reflectionsdru" and is located in Virginia City, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.