ANTIQUE KESTNER "BABY JEAN" BISQUE HEAD CHARACTER DOLL. This particular doll was known as "Baby Jean" and was produced around 1910. She has a solid dome head with excellent modeling and painted hair.
She has blue glass sleep eyes with painted lashes, feathered brows, dimpled chin, and an open mouth with two lower teeth. Her original composition body has bent limbs and the doll measures about 15 long. The back of her bisque socket head has the mold number "11" and a small impressed "18" number. She is marked with the early Kestner J. " initials and "made in Germany in script.
The doll is wearing a long baby gown and undergarments. Condition of this collectible doll is EXCELLENT. Her bisque head looks fantastic with no cracks or other damage and excellent paint. The inside of her eyelids have some light paint loss.
Her composition body is undamaged with some minor paint wear. Her gown has a few small stain spots and the closure on the back is torn (held in place by a safety pin). Overall, this collectible doll looks fantastic and displays beautifully.
She would make a fine addition to any collection. Please take a close look at the many photos I've provided and judge condition for yourself. Doll Values - Antique to Modern (8th Edition). I HAVE SEVERAL OTHER ANTIQUE DOLLS FOR SALE THIS WEEK. Closeup of Face Showing Blue Eyes.
Markings on Back of Neck. Showing Doll With Clothes Removed. Front Side of Composition Body.
Some Wear to Original Paint. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please let me know. I will insure this item at my own expense. The item "Antique JDK Kestner Baby Jean Bisque Head Character Doll 15 Solid Dome Germany" is in sale since Thursday, July 07, 2016. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German".
The seller is "virginia_quailman" and is located in Waynesboro, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide. Kestner