Lovely porcelain half doll by Karl Schneider, Germany. Doll is a larger size standing at 5 1/4 inches. Marked on edge of base with trademark, Germany, and numbered 15542. Doll is described in the Marion and Werner book, Collectors encyclopedia of half dolls. Described as lady Hamilton. Head and arms are without chipping or cracks with a bit of paint loss to features. Following is noted regarding the base. What appears to be a crack by the number is a factory flaw. There are several small chips on the base edge and discoloring on the inside of the base. Doll from late 1800s to early 1900s. Beautiful Schneider half doll for your consideration.
Porcelain Half Doll Karl Schneider Germany