Vintage Bone China Colorful English Royal Doulton Figurine Woman in Yellow Dress "The Last Waltz" H.N. 2315 COPR. 1965
Description: A nice vintage porcelain or bone china figurine of a lady standing in a ballroom yellow dress and holding a "Carnet de Bal" (or ballroom note book where she would write the names of the gentlemen who asked her to dance) in one hand and a pen or pencil in the other. The lady has blond hair with curls and a blue colored bow on top. Her beautiful hoop yellow dress has golden bows near the bottom and has a white fringe decorated with yellow colored crosses. She is standing with her carnet de ball in her hand while using the pen in her other hand to write in it. She has beautiful sleepy eyes and red cheeks and lips. This is a piece of hand painted and nicely crafted bone china from the Pretty Ladies Series. The piece is titled "The Last Waltz" and is known to be the creation of the Artist Mary Nicoll. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain but most likely sometime between 1967 and 1993.
Size: It is ~8" high, with the base being by ~3 1/8" by ~ 2 1/2". the piece weighs about One pound and 4 ounces.
Maker: Royal Doulton.
Marks: Has the Royal Doulton mark and is also marked "The Last Waltz" under the mark. It also shows the numbers "NH 2315; COPR. 1965" and the words Doulton & Co. Limited as well as many additional numbers below.
Condition: The piece is in excellent condition with no breaks, cracks, crazing or repairs. It has some soiling on the foot where it would sit on a surface. Other than that the piece is superb. Just a very colorful and beautiful piece. Please view photos to appreciate quality of the piece and for additional condition information.
In Closing: Please see photos to appreciate the beauty and condition of this piece. It is really nice and deserves a good spot in any collection of porcelain figurines.