10 . German Porcelain Half-Doll with Pincushion "Young Girl with Clasped Fingers" by Dressel & Kister
14 . German Porcelain Half-Doll "Flapper Lady Holding Polichinelle" in Original Pincushion Presentation
9 1/2" (24 cm.) Posed on porcelain base is a woman seated in porcelain chair, her arms extended and a porcelain falcon perched on her arm. The lady has flowing brown hair beneath a high purple hennin worn over a long white wimple which wraps around her left arm; her costume comprising a teal tunic with fleur-de-lis designs over an ermine robe, ermine collar, elaborate gold collar. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910, from the Medieval Series of the Dressel & Kister Co. The figurine was made in several variations including #27 of this catalog which is a half-doll with separate chair, and without the flowing wimple of this model.