Big, beautiful Antique Kestner 196 doll with Original Fur eyebrows, dressed in a stunning outfit.
32 inch doll, bisque socket head with composition body.
Costumed in her exquisite smocked silk antique dress, slip and crocheted hat.
With lovely facial coloring.
Long, wavy strawberry blonde hair.
Vivid blue sleep eyes.
Original Fur eyebrows.
Made in Germany by J D Kestner. "The King Of Dollmakers".
Incised on the back of her head "Made in Germany 196".
Click on the links below for more details and BIG close-up color photographs:
BIG portrait photo
BIG seated photo
Original purchase card from Lion and Lamb
Back of hair
Dress right underarm close-up
Bonnet close-up showing rosettes
Bonnet brim close-up
Inside of head
Incised "Made in Germany 196"
Body back close-up
Body front close-up
Legs back view
Note: Please see very detailed, close-up photos of any flaws including age fading of her bonnet. Her antique silk dress has a small tear under the right arm.
From the owner's private collection (downsizing as retiring).
Email Elfie (email@example.com) if you are interested in this very large antique doll.
32" Kestner 196 Doll