For the lovers of china ladies and half dolls, this unique madamoiselle is just the thing! A lovely miniature china lady half doll sits atop a carved wood handled-feather duster. Her hands are clasped together, while she is adorned in a modeled and painted dress, with her hair done up in a fancy style. Delicate painted features adorn her face, while a silk skirt sits at her waist. Truly a unique aspect of doll history, this piece will bring something new and exciting to your collection! We have not seen a piece quite like this before, and we are sure this fine lady will make someone very happy indeed! Make her your own.
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Chin lady half doll, 3" tall from the waist up. Painted and molded features, with a done up hairstyle and clasped hands, in a blue dress with burgundy front. Faded blue silk skirt, with cream lace tie wrapped around a carved wooden handle. A thin black leather strap leads into a real feather duster at the bottom, for an overall approximate length of 14".
NOTE: The bebe shown in some of the photos is NOT offered in this listing; this listing is only for the half doll duster. The bebe is shown for scale, and to show how this piece would look as an accessory.
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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. She does have a few peppers and paint specks here and there, a common minor issue with smaller china dolls. The silk skirt and cream wrapping does have some fraying and wear. The feather duster is good, with most of the feathers intact. Overall, this is a lovely piece!
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