This vintage, unglazed porcelain piece has a cute, round faced, big eyed child with short blonde hair that appears to be dressed in a white shirt, pinafore and pill box hat that resembles a nurse's uniform. He...or she, is sitting on the edge of a green jasper, wicker styled basket which could have been used as a match holder. It is not marked Germany but on the bottom is a number indicating that it was made in Germany. It has the whimsy of a Schafer & Vater piece but does not have the S & V crown mark. This impish face was used for a number of whimsies so must have been quite popular.
It measures about 5" high and is in very good condition with no cracks, damage or repairs.
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Item ID: 19549