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Rare Pig Candy Container with Black Gentleman Rider

Auction:
2476
Lot:
300
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Rare Pig Candy Container with Black Gentleman Rider, Germany, c. 1900, comprising a painted composition black gentleman with molded colorful three-piece suit and hat, character facial features, molded monocle, oversized stogie, separate wobbling composition feet, seated on a whimsical flocked composition pig with head removing to candy compartment, black bead eyes, soft metal bit and harness, the pig attached to a faux floral covered dowel mounted to a round base with glass dome, figure ht. 11, overall ht 13 in., (excellent).
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Germany, soft metal bit, Eyewear

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