For those ladies and doll-lovers who want to adorn their vanity with fair china mademoiselles, this powder puff lady is just the girl you have been looking for. She sits elegantly with her ankles crossed, her arms held to her chest and her head tilted to the side. She is waiting for someone to come along and adore her! She is indeed rather beautiful, sure to please the china lovers. She comes in three pieces, a more unique style of construction: the top piece consists of her torso, and has the puff underneath. The middle piece makes up the top of the ceramic cushion atop which she sits, the puff resting inside. The very bottom is a deep bowl, making up the majority of the base, in which a lady could store her powder. Truly for the lovers of unique chinas, this girl will take your breath away. Adorn your vanity or desktop with this lady!
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China torso, with molded and painted features. Gray hair in a fluffy, curly style. Blue eyes. Hands are molded close to the body; she is molded and painted with a pink dress with white trim, and holding a single blue flower. Lace skirt. Base is molded into two distinct pieces.Approximately 5.5" tall.
DRGM mark on the bottom is suggestive of manufacture by Armand Marseille, who often used the same mark on their bisque head dolls.
Marks: DRGM 5486 [incised, bottom of base]
Condition: Excellent. The china is lovely, and free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. Nice modeling and painting of features, giving a nice representation of a lady. Painting is truly lovely and colorful. Original antique powder puff is in great condition. Overall, this is a great half doll, with no real excuses.
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Antique China Half-Doll Powder Puff in Rococo Fashion for Vanity