290 . Rare and Beautiful Porcelain Half-Doll Posed on Flower-Bedecked Vanity Box for the French Market
5" (13 cm.) Porcelain half-doll of elderly lady with sculpted grey hair and very full throat, sculpted tiara with gilt trim and beading, colorful beading on hair, sculpted green gown with white ruffle and cuffs, with rolled document in her right extended hand. Marks: Maria Theresa 1760 (gilt paper on base, with Goebel symbol). Excellent condition. Goebel, portrait of the 18th century Austrian Queen Maria Theresa from the firm's Historic Series, circa 1910.