DOLLS PRICE GUIDE: Antique Dolls
DOLL: German Bisque Kestner, Mold 171.
MARKS: L 1/2 Made in Gemrany 15 1/2 171 6(head) Germany (body)
DATE OF PRODUCTION: circa 1900.
CHARACTERISTICS OF DOLL: Doll has bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted individual upper and lower lashes, feathered brows. Open mouth with four porcelain teeth. Wig is mohair on a plater pate. Original body is made of composition and has wooden ball-joints.
PRICE: $900 at auction for doll with all-original wig and body and an antique costume.
COMMENTS: Large size doll with lovely bisque.
MARKET TREND: There is continued collector demand for very large, good quality antique German dolls, as many collectors use these to good effect on display in their doll rooms or other areas of their homes.
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