Two Schafer Vater Bisque Porcelain Novelty Figurines
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
- Date / Time :
- October 24, 2009 11:00AM
Two Schafer Vater Bisque Porcelain Novelty Figurines, Germany, early 20th century, unmarked, comprising the figure of a seated black man in fancy suit and top hat, feeding a baby crocodile with a bottle, ht. 4 1/2, and a figure of four caricatures of black children seated on a sofa, one wearing a top hat and playing a violin, the other three peering a sheet music, ht. 4 3/8, lg. 6 1/4 in.
children: very minor rubbing to paint.
man: possible restoration, or simply mold roughness, to tip of man's nose. impressed 4540.