Antique German/french Doll Shoulder Bisque Closed Mouth Solid Dome Head Kid Body
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Antique German/french Doll Shoulder Bisque Closed Mouth Solid Dome Head Kid Body:
A beautiful German or possibly French Jumeau shoulder bisque paperweight blue eyes closed mouth dollwith kid body. Marked 161 on head. She has bisque arms and head. Measures approximately 15 inches tall. Mohair blond wig, feather brush stroked eyebrows, hand painted eyelashes, pierced ears. No chips or cracks on the bisque. Several smalltears in the joints on the kid body and a wire coming through one arm, see photo. Black socks, black leather shoes with number 5 on bottom, ties for shoes are missing. Blue wool felt dress, wool slip and cotton underclothes. Some flaws in the clothing including a small hole in dress and a seam in the dress is coming apart but could be easily fixed. Lace collar and cuffs. The removable lace collar has some holes and one of the ties is short. Buttons down front of dress, one button at neck is missing. Chain and feather stitch embroidery on dress and slip. Hat is faded and one tie is short. Cotton undergarment has a hole, as shown in photo. All clothing appears to be original to the doll. Also included is a beautiful blue velvet coat with rabbit fur trim on cuffs and hem. Also a fur collar, one pink tie is short. Three buttons are missing on the blue coat. There is a box bottom that is marked Germany with numbers 1006/48. It has some tears. Not sure if it came with the doll originally, but that is how she came to us and she fits perfectly inside. Some old appraisal papers list the doll as a French Jumeau worth $2400. An exceptional doll! Please let us know if you know any more about this doll. Thank you! On Mar-19-13 at 22:21:08 PDT, seller added the following information:
We have received some information that we have included from some helpful members that this doll is a German doll and not a French Jumeau. Please read the questions and answers below. Thank you.On Mar-26-13 at 10:24:18 PDT, seller added the following information:
Another member has given the following information:Hallo what a beautiful Doll she is definitely a Kestner Doll because she is in my Beautiful Doll Book , Margit.