Rare German Porcelain Half Doll Lady Holding Dresden Flower Basket Boudoir Lamp

A fabulous and rare half doll modeled after a 17th century noblewoman painted by artist Anton Franz Bustelli titled "Lady in Hooped Dress." This lovely example shows a waist-up porcelain figure of lady with sculpted grey hair enclosed in a white cap with a light blue luster finish and a ruffle edging, having a sculpted blouse with low-fitted bodice in the same blue luster with white ruffled trim. The lovely lady holds a yellow Dresden flower in her right hand, and a porcelain bowl filled with a dozen brilliantly-colored Dresden flowers under her arm with a blue flower in that hand. The half doll is affixed to an antique lamp base covered with a pink ruffled skirt.

Circa 1910

Doll is unmarked possibly produced by Carl Thieme, Volkstedt or a Dressel Kister, model is extremely well executed with fabulous detail, considered a rare example in wonderful condition!

Doll Measures Approx 5." T, 13 cm Overall measures 12" T 30.48 cm

Condition: Porcelain doll is excellent; No chips, cracks, or repairs. Doll shows no damage with very minimal wear to decoration if any, we see no breaks, nicks, or chips to the flowers. 
The lamp area underneath that holds the bulb has crack to the base and her gown has discoloration

Similar example in the Strong Museum of Dolls Rochester, NY
Similar example photo'd in the Encyclopedia of Dolls page 462, MV 618-501

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