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    Posted 3 years ago

    lizzycbw
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    I've had this guy for so long and often tried to ID him with no joy. He is around 5" high .. for some reason, I think he is old german ?? No one likes him except me. Does anyone have a clue about him ....please!

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 3 years ago
      He looks like a gay pirate high on drugs to me.
    2. Vynil33rpm Vynil33rpm, 3 years ago
      They all treasured their pirate booty
    3. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 3 years ago
      'Pirate'? Mebbe. 'High on drugs' -- oh yes, he looks that. 'Gay' -- I don't know how you get that one, fhrjr2... :-( :-( :-(
      Anyway, lizzycbw. In seriousness he doesn't really look 'German' to me, frankly more Jamaican/Caribbean or thereabouts. (mebbe that's the 'high' look again?) *I* like him, and would gladly find him a little spot to sit in somewhere around here if he were mine...somehow he looks "happy", too??!!! :-) :-) :-)
    4. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 3 years ago
      Would it be possible to see the base?

      I love him. When I first saw him I thought Bosson's Head, but don't think I've ever seen one with lipstick that red.

      https://www.pinterest.com/bacah25/bosson-heads/
    5. TallCakes TallCakes, 3 years ago
      might someone have possibly taken liberties to reproduce a Bossons lookalike

      https://www.ebay.com/itm/133625025692?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=133625025692&targetid=1068614272946&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9013163&poi=&campaignid=11612583984&mkgroupid=111536114045&rlsatarget=pla-1068614272946&abcId=9300457&merchantid=6296724&gclid=Cj0KCQjw1a6EBhC0ARIsAOiTkrFm0mdQ7NiElaBQgyhJ8UxoUmjuidBjnGDzjwZaa754n9ATRnLcDYQaAufQEALw_wcB
    6. Celiene Celiene, 3 years ago
      He looks like a Paul Herzel bronze pirate homage in ceramics. Sort of! Herzel's pirate (buccaneer) has no beard and is wearing a scarf on his head. But they have the same expression and are looking the same way.
    7. Celiene Celiene, 3 years ago
      See here:
      http://www.kahnfineantiques.com/index.cfm?page=3&ImgId=3002
    8. dav2no1 dav2no1, 3 years ago
      I was noticing the cap...he looks almost middle eastern to me?
    9. TallCakes TallCakes, 3 years ago
      Bossons may have called this Corsican

      https://www.antiquesnavigator.com/d-189164/very-nice-1960-bossons-corsican-head-w-tag.html
    10. Celiene Celiene, 3 years ago
      Uh - I think you know what he is! I thought he was chalkware, not ceramic. Same ear damage.

      "Hand painted plaster or chalkware bust of a man, wearing what I believe is tuque/toque hat. I think he looks like an old fashioned sailor, or middle eastern man. He has a wire in his ear, whether this is the earring or something has gotten lost over the years I don't know. His bright red lips and bright eyes make him look different. I think he is Cortendorf, although unsigned His condition is good for his age, tiny bit of damage shown in picture 4
      He stands 6" high.
      He has graced various window sills in my home for a long time .... he needs a new home"

      https://www.etsy.com/listing/666127831/vintage-plaster-ware-bust-of-a-man?gpla=1&gao=1&&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=shopping_us_b-art_and_collectibles-collectibles-figurines&utm_custom1=_k_Cj0KCQjw1a6EBhC0ARIsAOiTkrGpgwll5xYCYIzGsumMSB1gQNYbzrXBXR7ThQaIxDGwaLfMuAXmwvQaAkP_EALw_wcB_k_&utm_content=go_1844702583_72372893240_346397749852_pla-352498615822_c__666127831_12768591&utm_custom2=1844702583&gclid=Cj0KCQjw1a6EBhC0ARIsAOiTkrGpgwll5xYCYIzGsumMSB1gQNYbzrXBXR7ThQaIxDGwaLfMuAXmwvQaAkP_EALw_wcB
    11. TallCakes TallCakes, 3 years ago
      https://www.worthpoint.com/inventory/search?query=bossons+corsican&categories=
    12. keramikos, 3 years ago
      Celiene, Woo hoo! You found a twin. :-)

    13. lizzycbw lizzycbw, 3 years ago
      Thank you all so much for the help ... very much appreciated .... Lizzy
    14. rafter202, 3 years ago
      Looks exactly like anti-Semite designer Galiano including make-up.

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