290 . Rare and Beautiful Porcelain Half-Doll Posed on Flower-Bedecked Vanity Box for the French Market
12" (30 cm.) Full porcelain figure of adult lady in sensual standing pose, her arms upraised, right arm bent at elbow and held behind her tilted head, sculpted black hair drawn back into chignon and with sculpted and painted gilt headband, wearing elaborate beaded skirt and harness. Excellent condition. Germany, Dressel & Kister, from their Harem series, the basic model was presented with a variety of decorations, some with painted hair and jewelry, others with sculpted costumes.