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Doll: girl in short white dress

Object Name: Doll
Date: 1860-1900
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Medium: Ceramic, textile, glass, hair, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 29 1/2 x 16 x 5 1/2 in. ( 74.9 x 40.6 x 14 cm )
Place made: Europe, Germany
Description: Doll with bisque swivel head, golden wig detached from pate, blue glass eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, and tinted face; composition body with ball-and-socket joints, and molded hands; child's knee-length, short-sleeved dress with lace cuffs and collar, and satin sash sewn at waist, over petticoats trimmed with lace and pink ribbons, underwear, and satin booties with lace over pink and white socks; artificial pearl necklace.
Object Number: INV.11029
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Marks: impressed: on back of head, near crown: "192" impressed: on base of neck: "16"

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The attribution of this doll to Kestner is based on an appraisal done in January 1998 by Olivia Bristol for Christie's Appraisals Inc.