Antique LARGE Half Doll Price REDUCED Rare German Porcelain China Vanity Doll Volkstedt Rudolstadt Arms Away 1910s Half Doll Ballerina


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A wonderful rare and large sized half doll produced by the Volkstedt Rudolstadt Factory of Germany. Beautifully executed with the finest detail to her features, she has almond shaped eyes in a light brown color, rosy cheeks and delicate painted lips. Her hair is styled to pile on top of her head in elaborate curls of deep chestnut color with a fashioned pink flower as a clip. This beauty is positioned with arms away in a dancer's pose.

Marked in the interior with the Volkstedt underglaze blue mark

Possibly a model after the famous 1700s ballerina Marie Anne de Cupis from the painting La Camargo Dancing by Nicholas Lancret

Circa 1910

Measures Approx 5" tall with a 6" arm span

Excellent, No chips, cracks, or repairs minimal wear, paint is intact with no visible wear

Featured in The Collectors Encyclopedia of Half Dolls, pg. 183 MW 407-503, also sown in the 1911 Foulds & Freure Inc Toy catalog No.9624

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