All Bisque Character Designed by Jeanne Orsini

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5" (13 cm). One piece bisque head and torso depicting a young girl with very expressive features, elongated throat, tiny squinting blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, single stroke brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth modelled as though open with two rows of teeth, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, pointing finger on right hands, high white stockings, black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J.I.O c. 1920 44 (torso) 47 (inside arms and legs). Comments: designed by American artist Jeanne Orsini, produced in Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: rare little miniature with distinctive features and fine quality of bisque.
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