Absolutely adorable, 7 1/2 tall, antique bisque sockethead, character doll by J. Kestner, Germany, circa 1909, model #260 toddler with heavy five-piece body, all original finish.This fabulous little one is fully incised on the back of her head as follows: J. And has the sweetest expression with dark brown, antique glass sleep eyes with perfect sable hair eyelashes as well as both upper and lower, finely painted eyelashes and multi-stroke brows, an open mouth with row of tiny teeth, tongue and beautifully blushed cheeks. She has those spread hands (starfish-style) with fingernail detail and nicely modeled feet (tiny toe chip, surface paint chip on shoulder) and her original, thick brown, human hair wig in original style with thick bangs and original pate. She is in excellent condition (those are just stray hairs & dust in photos) with no damages, no hairlines or cracks, no repairs, no odors as she is from a smoke free home and no clothes! Included is the original illustrated book , "Take me Home" , showing this sweet antique doll. Please note: nearly all of our items are antique or vintage (usually with some signs of wear due to usage and previous storage). We do our very best to describe and photograph them for you and do not repair, restring, repaint or enhance them in any way as most collectors prefer to find them in their original state. Please use the zoom feature on our photos as they are an important part of the description. We try to list our items below current book value and will consider reasonable offers and respond after the item has been listed for at least twenty-four hours. Let us know if we can help you with anything else.
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This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "mitsu-dog" and is located in Sparta, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia. Kestner