LARGE ANTIQUE GERMAN CLOSED MOUTH. This doll is from a smoke free home and has no odors.
Here is a'Kestner' face that will speak to you. This wonderful example is 23 inches tall. She is a antique German closed mouth Kestner bisque doll. For price reference see page # 314 in the book,'Doll Values' 13th Edition by Linda Edward.
Notice the photo of her back that shows the mark: "K Made in Germany 14" - (the Kestner alphabet was registered in 1897 as a design patent and the number indicates the size) This Kestner has very impressive glass brown open/close eyes. She has a closed mouth. Her facial painting is excellent.
She does not have any hairline or chips in her bisque as examined by a bright light. She has a extremely tiny left eye chip that is only visibly with a magnifying jewelers loop.
Her body has it's original finish and has a factory red mark on her hip. She has her original plaster pate glued to the blonde wig. She wears an antique silk handmade dress; antique lace trimmed pantaloons; an antique wonderful lace accented slip; an antique straw hat with a silk bonnet; and antique leather shoes and socks. From my home to yours. Delivered right to your front door.
Don't forget to add me on as a favorite. The item "LARGE ANTIQUE GERMAN CLOSED MOUTH KESTNER BISQUE DOLL with Fancy Silk Dress" is in sale since Tuesday, July 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Dolls & Doll Playsets". The seller is "honeyandshars" and is located in Sun City West, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.