Kestner Germany (Century Doll Company) Character Doll. H. 16”, Head circumference 13”. Identifying incised mark: Century Doll Company over Kestner Germany. $450.00
Bisque head with molded and tinted hair. Brown glass sleep eyes (eyelids need repainted and/or cleaned). Open smiling mouth with two molded white teeth. Nicely blushed cheeks with about 3 tiny faded spots. Stuffed cloth bent-limb body appears original, and composition hands have paint worn through at the fingertips. Dressed in long cotton lacey christening gown. Full-length petticoat.
Reference: Kestner: King of Doll Makers, by Jan Foulke, p. 194, illus. 442