Satirical Bust Figure of Old Lady, Caricature Ceramic Figurine, Balzac Cousin Bette
A delightful French satirical bust figure of an old lady dating from the Mid century. The piece has been hand created and features a ceramic head mounted on a wooden stand. The figure represents a caricature of Lisbeth Fischer from the book "Cousin Bette" in the "Comédie Humaine" collection by the famous French author Honoré de Balzac. In his novel, Lisbeth Fischer (Cousin Bette) is described as "lean, brown, with ... thick eyebrows joining in a tuft ... and some moles on her narrow simian face".
The head is filled with character and it is accessorized with antique fabric, wool and beads.
The portrait bust has been stamped on the back of the neck with the art studio name "STRAW".
19" Tall x 6" Wide
(48 cm x 15 cm).
The bust and stand are in very good condition with light signs of wear.
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Item ref: Satirical Bust Figure of Old Lady, Caricature Ceramic Figurine, Balzac La Cousine Bette
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