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Dressel & Kister Pierrette Half Doll, Large #175-27 SOLD

Status: Sold
Description:
This Pierrette half doll by Dressel & Kister has to have one of the most fantastic faces I have ever had. She is the very large size, 6" high, with hands clasped and a dreamy look on her face....looks to be one of the first out of the mold as the facial features of this doll are exquisite. Beautiful intaglio eyes with very heavy eye make-up beautifully painted; delicately formed lips with a white space between; her chin and neck are exquisitely modeled with many contours.......I guess I cannot say enough about the loveliness of this doll......just superb. Her 3 brown spit curls are also modeled, meaning the hair protrudes from the face and not just painted. Fully marked with the Dressel & Kister mark on the inside, as shown, and she also has an original shop price label 69F (most likely Francs). Great condition with no breaks, repairs or hairlines. This is truly a choice half doll. Made in Germany c. 1915. I believe this is the largest size of Pierrette; pictured in the Encyclopedia of Half Dolls on pg. 48.


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