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German Porcelain Half-Doll "Medieval Lady with Falcon" by Dressel & Kister

Lot Number: 
27
9 1/2" (24 cm.) seated. Waist-up porcelain lady with sculpted flowing brown hair capped by a tall hennin with flowing streamers at the sides, elaborate beaded gilt collar with Maltese cross, arms modeled bent at the elbows and posed away from body, a falcon perched on her right hand, with original cloth lower torso and upper legs, porcelain legs to above the knees posed as though seated with painted blue stockings and blue two-strap shoes and wearing factory-original silk brocade costume. The doll is seated in her original porcelain chair which separates from the doll. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910, from the luxury Medieval Series of Dressel & Kister Co.
Realized Price: 
$2,300
Presale Estimate: 
1200/1500