Three Schafer Vater Bisque Porcelain Novelty Figurines
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
- Date / Time :
- October 24, 2009 11:00AM
Three Schafer Vater Bisque Porcelain Novelty Figurines, Germany, early 20th century, unmarked, depicting caricatures of black children, comprising a figural spill vase/hatpin holder, formed as a standing child holding a baby crocodile, with a small open tree-trunk at back, ht. 5 1/2, a figure of a child eating a slice of watermelon and riding a crocodile, lg. 5 1/2, and a figure of a man dressed as Pierrot, sitting on a stool playing violin, ht. 3 1/2, with associated white metal miniature music stand, (4 items total).
child riding croc: break to croc's tail reglued.
violinist: mold roughness to end of violin. music stand with minor loss, and bending to metal.
a few tiny spots of paint rubbing.