Here is a lovely Carl Thieme German Potshappel Madame de Montespan Figurine made in Germany around the late 1920s or early 1920s, beautifully hand painted. There is such attention to detail in the dress and the hair. Potschappel figurines are highly sort after.
It is marked Potschappel Germany on the bottom as well as the title of the piece, typical of an original period piece.
Madame de Montespan was the most famous of Louis XIV Mistresses from 1667 to the late 1680s , with whom she had 7 children. She was know as the true Queen of France because of her influence.
Measures about 8″ high and 4″in diameter. Is in great condition, no chips or cracks or scratches, has all its fingers.
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