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  • Kling 166 antique German Parian-type doll with rare molded hat.
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14.5” Kling 116 Parian ~ Molded Hat & Glass Eyes

$1,295.00
SKU:
FAS178
Shipping:
$30.00 (Fixed shipping cost)

Description

OVERVIEW: This German bisque doll is circa 1880 by Kling. Collectors refer to this type of doll as Parian-type. The bisque shoulderhead is perfect, with fine details such as a molded hat with streamers, a decorated shoulderplate, and glass eyes. She has a vintage cloth body with leather arms. Here are the details:

HEAD: The bisque shoulderhead is perfect with no cracks, chips, or hairlines. She has blue glass eyes, a closed mouth, and neatly painted features. She has blond molded hair with a side part and her ears are partly exposed. Her molded gray hat is banded around the crown with a molded blue ribbon, trimmed in gold luster, which flows down the side onto her shoulder. These streaming ribbons are a great match for her eyes. The shoulderplate is decorated with a gold-trimmed collar with a tiny raised dot design, and a big pink polka dot bow. She is marked on the rear shoulderplate 116 – 4.

Factory imperfections: a tiny speckle and a tiny red dot on hers lip. These are seen in her enlarged close-up photos, but are insignificant on display. Signs of wear: None.

BODY: She has a vintage cloth body with straight legs, leather arms with individually stitched fingers, and wire armature in the limbs. There is a small stitched repair on one thigh and a little discoloration here and there. It is a nice body, sturdy and sound.

CLOTHES: She wears a charming antique calico print dress with a wide ruffle at the neckline and double ruffle on the full skirt. There is an inconspicuous repair on the skirt. Underneath, she wears an antique eyelet half-slip and antique cotton pantaloons. She has blue wool stockings and black leather tie shoes that were made for her.

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