452: German Bisque Parian-Type Gentleman By Alt, Beck
GERMAN BISQUE PARIAN-TYPE GENTLEMAN BY ALT, BECK & GOTTSCHALCK. Marks: 880 #9. 21”. Bisque shoulderhead with molded and painted blonde curls falling onto forehead, fully-modelled ears, painted features, blue eyes, red and black lid lines, tapered brows, closed mouth, accented lips, original kid body with stitched joints, bisque lower arms, brown velvet suit, white cotton shirt, old brown leather lace-up boots with silk rosettes. Commentary: Fine quality bisque and decoration, sturdy original body, nicely costumed, tiny chip on underside of one finger.