RARE Antique German Bisque head 182 Character Child doll by Kestner.
Beautiful 13" Cabinet sized doll with blown glass eyes.
From the owner's private collection (downsizing as retiring).
J.D.Kestner 182 Bisque Head Doll, Circa1910-1912.
Closed mouth, pierced ears.
Big, dark brown blown glass sleeping eyes.
Feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners.
Bisque socket head on a fully jointed composition body.
(Please see all the BIG close-up photographs for detailed condition).
This is a rare J.D. Kestner Mold 182 German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character Child.
Incised 182 on the back of her head.
Original Kestner pate still firmly glued to her head.
Long, straight brown replaced human hair wig with wispy bangs.
Note: any wisps showing across the face in the photos are loose hairs.
Costumed in a lovely antique-style peach outfit.
Original antique socks and wonderful antique shoes that are signed on the soles (see photos).
From the Owner's personal collection (downsizing as retiring).
Close-up Original Kestner pate
Undressed back view
In chemise, wig off
Close-up, wig off
Knees showing stringing
Back view of body
Left arm scrape
Wig on, in chemise
Seated, wig off, in chemise
Signed shoe close-up
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13" Antique German 182 Kestner Doll