Live Auction

March 2024: Day One

Thu, Mar 14, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 237

Bawdy Bisque Porcelain Figurines, Naughty Nudes, Ca. 1940, H 4" W 3" Depth 2" 11 pcs + Literature

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
The hand-painted collection offers nine reclining naughty nude figurines (L 3.25"-3.5"), one shell form keepsake vessel (H 4" x W 3" x D 2"), and one trinket dish (H 3" x W 3.5" x L 4"). The majority are made in Germany, Japan, or Occupied Japan. Circa 1940. Also included in this lot, not included in the count, is a collection of newspaper articles and literature concerning naughty bisque porcelain figurines. Provenance: Property from a Clarkston, Michigan private collector.


When viewed under natural light, no chips or losses were observed. With minor pigment losses around the edges of the collection. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.
Property from a Clarkston, Michigan private collector.