290 . Rare and Beautiful Porcelain Half-Doll Posed on Flower-Bedecked Vanity Box for the French Market
17" (43 cm.) overall, 5" doll. Waist-up nude lady with slender face turned to the side, elongated throat, painted blue side-glancing eyes, shapely bosom, original blonde mohair wig with elaborate braids and coronet, attached to wire frame designed for use as cozy for tall chocolate or tea pot, the brocade and metallic lace gown having extended wire-framed panniers to allow width for the pot, with matching reticule. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910.