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Woman's head by Goldscheider Porcelain Works and Majolica Factory

Hollow terracotta head of a woman, standing on a black square wooden base. Long slim neck joins oval shaped face of a woman; skin is painted dark brown in a matte finish; skin surface appears rough. The face's features are well-defined; small red shiny lips and a long slim nose. Almond shaped eyes are hollow and are outlined in pale green enamel paint, as are the raised eyebrows; high, curved and thin. Individual thick strands of hair are attached to the scalp representing curls, some entwined in each other; hair proceeds from top of forehead to base of head, also covering both sides of head. Each strand is painted in enamel pale green paint, providing a shiny finish.
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