17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with blonde sculpted hair arranged in unusual curls with braid at the crown that is decorated by a Dresden flower and leaves,having painted blue eyes with red and black upper eyeliner,single stroke brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with center accent line,pierced ears,sculpted fancy bodice with ruffled collar decorated with blue and white,white beaded edging,and pink painted decorations,newer muslin stitch-jointed body with bisque lower arms and legs,nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent,few typical flakes on Dresden leaves in hair. Comments: Germany,circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include unusual coiffure and very fancy Dresden collar and hair ornaments.