10-24-2009 10-24-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2481 Boston
October 24, 2009 11:00AMCalender
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Schafer Vater Bisque Porcelain Novelty Figure/Pin Tray

$1,007$850
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481 Location: Boston Date / Time: October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Schafer Vater Bisque Porcelain Novelty Figure/Pin Tray, Germany, early 20th century, unmarked, depicting the torso of an African male cannibal with feather skirt, eating the booted leg of a woman over an oval dish molded with a fork, a pair of knickers, and a corset, ht. 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

hairline to dish at edge closest to man, running approx. 1 3/4 in.
rubbing to paint at front of man's hair.

Keywords

Germany