Petite German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Fancy Snoo
- Source: Proxibid, Inc.
11 (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with pale complexion, dark shaded blonde sculpted hair waved away from face into wide bands of curls framing the face, with pronounced widow s peak at center forehead, captured by a snood at back of head with blue ribbed headband and gilded rosette medallions at each side, painted facial features, blue eyes, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower limbs, painted boots and stockings, nicely costumed in antique gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent, right thumb broken. Marks: II. Comments: Germany, circa 1870, rare coiffure with three decorative elements (snood, blue band, gilt rosettes) in appealing petite size.