290 . Rare and Beautiful Porcelain Half-Doll Posed on Flower-Bedecked Vanity Box for the French Market
15" (38 cm.) overall. 6" doll. Waist-up porcelain half-doll of 18th century lady with elaborately-sculpted hair, curls tumbling onto her shoulders, with low-bodice decorated with ruffled edging and gilt trim, her arms extended and holding a tall porcelain vase with flowers, attached to wire frame designed for use as tea cozy and with silk overlay skirt. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1920.