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Antique Hand Carved & Great Condition Swiss Black Forest Bear Book Rack Bookends
Located in Lisse, NL
Late 19th century Black Forest books rack with folding bear bookends. This handcrafted and very decorative bookstand with sliding and folding bookends is totally original and in per...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Bookends

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Relief Wood Carving Nest Robber, Black Forest, circa 1890
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A fine wood carving relief depicting a scenery of a nest robbing of a raptor by a man. The model for this carving was painted by Josef Anton Strassgschwandtner (1826-1881) and is tit...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Decorative Art

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Wood

Black Forest Wood Carving, Mother with Child and Cat
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A wooden carved statue of a mother with her child which is playing with a cat. a detailed and outstanding woodcarving, most probably carved in brienz, circa 1900. Measure: height ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Elaborate Carved Tyrolian Group of Poachers in the Forest, circa 1880
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique elaborate carved tyrolian poacher group celebrating their hunt in the forest. most probably brienz, second half of the 19th century Measures: Width 9.84" (25cm) Height...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Fine Carved Statue of a Staghound, circa 1920
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A wooden carved statue of a staghound. Carved as half relief out of one piece of nutwood. Brienz, Switzerland, circa 1920. Measures: Width 3.94" (10cm) Height 9.45" (24cm) Depth...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Wood

  • Fine Carved Statue of a Staghound, circa 1920
  • Fine Carved Statue of a Staghound, circa 1920
  • Fine Carved Statue of a Staghound, circa 1920
  • Fine Carved Statue of a Staghound, circa 1920
H 9.45 in. W 3.94 in. D 1.58 in.
Antique Wooden Carved Statue of a Young Fisherman
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A large antique wooden carved statue of a fisher presenting his haul. Italy, circa 1880. Hat brim restored. Measures: Width 14.57" (37 cm) Height 33.46" (85 cm) Depth 11.81" (30...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

  • Antique Wooden Carved Statue of a Young Fisherman
  • Antique Wooden Carved Statue of a Young Fisherman
  • Antique Wooden Carved Statue of a Young Fisherman
  • Antique Wooden Carved Statue of a Young Fisherman
H 33.47 in. W 14.57 in. D 11.82 in.
19th Century Black Forest Hand Carved Walnut French Wall Plaque Barometer
By Black Forest
Located in Philadelphia, PA
From Switzerland, a black forest wall barometer and thermometer set into a walnut frame, hand carved in a scrolled floral pattern, circa 1890-1900. The thermometer shows a Celsius...
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Rustic Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Brass

  • 19th Century Black Forest Hand Carved Walnut French Wall Plaque Barometer
  • 19th Century Black Forest Hand Carved Walnut French Wall Plaque Barometer
  • 19th Century Black Forest Hand Carved Walnut French Wall Plaque Barometer
  • 19th Century Black Forest Hand Carved Walnut French Wall Plaque Barometer
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Large Group of Carved Cattles with Glass Vase Inset, Brienz, circa 1890
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A rare group of naturalistically carved cattles - bull, cow and calf standing around a stump. Original glass vase inset in the stump. Height without glass 17.7' inches (45 cm). Maste...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Cut Glass, Wood

Large 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Wood Bear Rack
By Black Forest
Located in Middleburg, VA
Large 19th century swiss Black Forest wood bear rack Creator: Black Forest Switzerland, circa 1880’s Measures: 81.25” H, 24” W, 17.25” D.
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Coat Racks and Stands

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Wood

Swiss Black Forest Carved Linden Wood and Cut Glass Compote
By Black Forest
Located in Downingtown, PA
Swiss Black Forest carved linden wood and cut glass compote, Marked Gewidmet Von Turnverein/ Meiringen, circa 1890-1900. The Black Forest compote is in two sections- a glass bow...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Decorative Bowls

Swiss Black Forest Occasional Table
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
A late 19th century circular occasional table made in Switzerland; the top featuring five beautiful marquetry panels of chamois and other animal groupings and interposed with floral ...
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Side Tables

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Fruitwood

Swiss Black Forest 1890s Wall Bracket with Hand-Carved Eagle and Oak Leaf Motifs
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Swiss Black Forest wooden bracket from the late 19th century, with hand-carved eagle and oak leaves. Born in Switzerland in the later years of the 19th century, this exquisite wall...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Wall Brackets

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Wood

Magnificent Swiss Black Forest Spread Winged Eagle Cuckoo Wall Clock, C. 1900
By Black Forest
Located in Charleston, SC
The Linden wood case of grand proportions has a carved realistic perched spread winged eagle with fighting stags within a wooded landscape all amongst a branched garland of oak leave...
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Antique Early 1900s Swiss Black Forest Wall Clocks

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Brass

Swiss Black Forest Nutwood Books Rack or Stand with Carved Eagle Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
Incredibly rare and all handcrafted, winged eagle bookends. If you are a collector of rare Swiss Black Forest antiques then you probably know how rare this eagle book rack is. In al...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Brass

Swiss Black Forest Carved Wooden Bear Humidor from the Early 1900s
Located in Atlanta, GA
An early 20th century wooden carved bear humidor from Switzerland. This wooden carved Swiss humidor from the early 20th century features three bears climbing on a trunk. One of them ...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Cigar Boxes and Humidors

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Wood

Hand Carved 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Nutwood Eagle Sculpture / Book Stand
Located in Lisse, NL
Antique and unique Swiss black forest stand. This sizable and top quality carved Black Forest book stand is another one of our unique offerings to the 1stdibs community this week. T...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Brass

Carved Swiss Black Forest Chalet Clock, circa 1880
Located in Evergreen, CO
Intricate, painstaking detail is featured in this rare and magnificent, hand-carved, Black Forest chalet clock, which has professionally restored woodwork. If you look closely at the...
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Antique 1880s Swiss Black Forest More Clocks

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Walnut

Masterly Crafted w. Edelweiss Flowers Swiss Black Forest Barometer & Thermometer
Located in Lisse, NL
Top museum quality carved Swiss barometer / weather station This antique barometer is not only about the actuality of the weather, it is also a true work of art and a real pleasure ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

19th Century Swiss 'Black Forest' Carved Bear Bench
Located in London, GB
A 'Black Forest' bear bench Constructed in carved Lindenwood, the seat supported by two free-standing bears; the frame of the bench modelled from branchwork with a carved bear in ...
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Benches

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Wood

Amazing Swiss Black Forest Walnut Ancient Ruïn, Palm Trees Grandfather Clock
Located in Lisse, NL
Large, antique and unique Black Forest work of time telling art. We have sold many rare and great quality Black Forest antiques, but this latest find is unlike anything that we have...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Grandfather Clocks and Long...

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Brass

Group of Three Hand Carved Swiss Black Forest Wild Boar Sculptures by N. Deneffe
By N. Deneffe
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare group of three Black Forest sculptures. We have been in the business of buying and selling rare antiques for quite some time now, but never before had we seen more than one Bla...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Nutwood

Swiss Black Forest Carved Wooden Planter Box/Jardinière, circa 1880
Located in Evergreen, CO
Graceful and elegant, this beautiful wooden planter box features a pierced front carving of a floral basket flanked by scrolled grape vines. The back and sides of the box are carved ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Planters and Jardinieres

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Wood

19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carved Walnut Cigar Box
Located in Dallas, TX
Crafted in Switzerland circa 1880, the carved cigar box is shaped as a castle tower. The box is decorated with carved foliage motifs and features a center door with two inside adjust...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Cigar Boxes and Humidors

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Walnut

Unique & Intricate Swiss Black Forest Style Hunting Ink Stand Original Inkwells
Located in Lisse, NL
All handcrafted and probably unique work of Swiss hunting art. This is the most figural inkstand you may ever come across. No matter from what angle you look at it, there are animal...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Inkwells

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Brass

19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carved Chamois Coat & Hat Rack
Located in Pearland, TX
A superb antique Black Forest chamois coat and hat rack made in Switzerland, circa 1880. This fine rack features a hand carved handsome chamois surrounded by intricately carved leave...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Coat Racks and Stands

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Wood

Pair of Large Scale Swiss Black Forest Carved Couchant Hunting Dogs
Located in London, by appointment only
Loyal and watchful, this fabulous pair of Black Forest hounds, of excellent size and quality, are patiently waiting for their new home. The Black Forest carvers used wood with a g...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Antique Swiss Black Forest Standing Bear Sculpture Floor Umbrella & Cane Stand
By Ruef Brothers
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare hand-crafted entree stand. . .signed ‘RUEF’. (Ruef Brothers) This beautifully carved Black Forest bear will always be there to greet you when you come home. It does not matter...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Black Forest Carved Swiss Entry Table with Bears
By Black Forest
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Swiss Black Forest carved entry or hall table with two smiling standing bears holding a log over their shoulders as front legs. Tabletop surrounded by carved pine logs. Carved by mas...
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2010s Swiss Black Forest Side Tables

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Pine

Top Quality Carved Antique Swiss Black Forest Linden Wood Ibex Corner Shelf
Located in Lisse, NL
All hand carved and amazing condition Black Forest corner shelf. Looking at the marvelous details of this striking Black Forest ibex, this corner bracket can only be the work of a m...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

1900 Swiss Black Forest Carved Basswood Begging Dog Cigar and Matchbox Holder
Located in Haarlem, NL
Swiss Brienz black forest hand carved linden wood begging poodle with brass matchbox holder and four brass cigar holders. Black Forest wood carved art originates from a small mounta...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest More Desk Accessories

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Brass

19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carved Walnut and Fabric Upholstered Armchair
Located in Haarlem, NL
Walnut Black Forest or Schwarzwald chair with back, armrests and seat upholstery in original flower and fruit fabric. The chair is carved in a branch and vine effect which includes v...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Armchairs

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Walnut, Fabric, Upholstery

Finest Quality, Antique Hand Carved Nutwood Swiss Black Forest Beggar Sculpture
Located in Lisse, NL
Museum quality and very good condition, Swiss fine art sculpture. For the collectors of the rarest and best quality antiques only we also have this museum worthy, wooden sculpture o...
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Gothic Revival Mounted Objects

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Nutwood

Large Swiss Black Forest Hand Carved Wall Clock Plaque with Pheasant Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
This large Swiss masterpiece wall plaque with clock is in perfect condition. The realistic and detailed carving consists of a pair of pheasant, a bird's nest, fine leafs and branche...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Wall Clocks

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Wood

19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carved Walnut Clock with Matching Vases
Located in Dallas, TX
The large, antique three-piece mantel clock set was crafted in Switzerland, circa 1860. The impressive, hand carved fruitwood clock features a deer at the pediment above the round fa...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Swiss Black Forest Mantel Clocks

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Porcelain, Glass, Walnut

Black Forest Mantle Carving "Antler's Clash"
By Black Forest
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Swiss Black Forest mantle carving of two fighting stags. Great mangle carving piece. Part of the Brienz Collection but not published. Period: circa 1920 Origin: Switzerland Size...
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Vintage 1920s Swiss Black Forest Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

1880 Very Rare Large Musical Swiss Black Forest Rabbit Whip Hook Glass Eyes
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning original circa 1880 Swiss made Black Forest wood, musical whip hook of a Rabbit with original glass eyes. A very very rare find, t...
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Antique 1880s Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Wood

19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carving of a Stag and Tree Nut Dish
Located in Stamford, CT
Sweet little Black Forest carving of a stag standing near a pine tree next to a brass lined nut or candy dish. Some writing bottom front in white is too worn for me to make out, prob...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Walnut

Pair of Antique Swiss Black Forest Chairs w. Matching Tilt-Top Table, Late 1800s
Located in Lisse, NL
Stunning hand carved Black Forest hall set with marquetry inlay. These very well crafted pieces of Black Forest furniture are an incredible sight to see. The workmanship and the lar...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Chairs

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Wood

19th Century Swiss Black Forest Book Ends with 11 Antique Books
Located in Dallas, TX
Nice Black Forest bear shaped book ends. This set also comes with a very fine set of 11 antique leather bound books. Would make an interesting gift!
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Bookends

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Wood, Leather

19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carved Dowry Chest or Trunk with Needlework
Located in Haarlem, NL
Charming hand carved mid-sized wooden Folk Art dowry chest from the Black Forest area of Switzerland, made circa the turn of the century. It features a beautifully hand carved flor...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Blanket Chests

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Fabric, Walnut

1880 Very Rare Medium Swiss Black Forest Bear with Bottle Whip Hook Hand Carved
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning original circa 1880 Swiss made Black Forest wood, whip hook of a Bear with a flask of beer A very very rare find, this is a medium...
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Antique 1880s Swiss Black Forest Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

1870 Very Rare Extra Large Musical Swiss Black Forest Fox Whip Hook Glass Eyes
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning original circa 1880 Swiss made Black Forest wood musical whip hook of a fox with original glass eyes A very rare find, this is an ...
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Antique 1870s Swiss Black Forest Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

1880 Very Rare Medium Swiss Black Forest Bear with Hat Whip Hook Hand Carved
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer this stunning original circa 1880 Swiss made Black Forest wood, whip hook of a Bear with hat holding fresh cut corn. A very very rare find, this is a med...
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Antique 1880s Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Wood

19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carved Walnut Mantel Clock with Cherubs and Bird
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate your buffet or mantel with this monumental antique fruitwood clock. Crafted in Switzerland, circa 1860, the masterpiece time keeper features two hand carved seated cherubs h...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Swiss Black Forest Mantel Clocks

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Enamel

Pair of 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Carved Wood and Crystal Flower Vases
Located in Dallas, TX
Since the early 1800’s, the term “Black Forest” has been used to describe elaborate wood carvings, often showcasing animals in a realistic manner. The name was derived from the epony...
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Vases

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Crystal

Large Black Forest Hand-Carved Mantel Clock with Saint Bernard Dogs
By Black Forest
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
An excellent quality 19th century Swiss Black Forest carved mantel clock hand-carved of Linden wood. Very well executed with traditional theme of life saving St. Bernard dogs carryin...
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Mantel Clocks

Black Forest Carved Chamois Coat Rack
By Black Forest
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Swiss Black Forest wall mount carved coat rack with chamois carving having real horns, glass eyes. In the 1800’s the wood carving industry of Switzerland started in the town of Brie...
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Coat Racks and Stands

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Wood

  • Black Forest Carved Chamois Coat Rack
  • Black Forest Carved Chamois Coat Rack
  • Black Forest Carved Chamois Coat Rack
  • Black Forest Carved Chamois Coat Rack
H 15 in. W 28 in. D 18 in.
19th Century Black Forest Carved Dinner Gong
By Black Forest
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
19th century Swiss Black Forest carved brass dinner gong suspended by two trees each having a carved climbing bear. Very neat and unique piece of Black Forest work. Genuine and authe...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

MId 20th Century Black Forest Bear Bench
Located in Evergreen, CO
Swiss Black Forest bench, featuring two carved bears holding up a carved seat and back.
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Black Forest Benches

Black Forest Hinged Table Box
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Expertly hand carved Swiss Black Forest hand carved table box. The hinged lid with floral and vine decoration over a carved bottom with ivy motif feet.
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Antique 1880s Swiss Black Forest Decorative Boxes

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Walnut

  • Black Forest Hinged Table Box
  • Black Forest Hinged Table Box
  • Black Forest Hinged Table Box
  • Black Forest Hinged Table Box
H 5.5 in. W 11.5 in. D 8.5 in.
Black Forest Hinged Table Box
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Expertly hand carved Swiss Black Forest hand carved table box. The hinged lid with floral and vine decoration over a carved bottom with ivy motif feet.
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Antique 1880s Swiss Black Forest Decorative Boxes

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Walnut

  • Black Forest Hinged Table Box
  • Black Forest Hinged Table Box
  • Black Forest Hinged Table Box
  • Black Forest Hinged Table Box
H 5.5 in. W 11.5 in. D 8.5 in.
Black Forest Bear Inkwell Swiss Circa 1890
By Black Forest
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
A finely carved "Black Forest' inkwell. Carved lindenwood with a mother and cub bear set over a naturalistic base with two inkwells concealed as tree stumps.  
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Inkwells

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Wood

  • Black Forest Bear Inkwell Swiss Circa 1890
  • Black Forest Bear Inkwell Swiss Circa 1890
  • Black Forest Bear Inkwell Swiss Circa 1890
  • Black Forest Bear Inkwell Swiss Circa 1890
H 4.73 in. W 15.75 in. D 10.24 in.
Important 19th Century Black Forest Hall Stand
Located in Dallas, TX
Magnificent rare Swiss Black Forest carved deer form hall stand with mirror. Having impeccably detailed deer and eagle carvings above rock form base and tree branches with beveled mi...
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Coat Racks and Stands

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Wood

19th Century Black Forest Carved Walnut Hanging Hunting Trophy Shelf
Located in Stamford, CT
Carved Swiss Black Forest walnut hanging shelf showing a game bird hunt trophy hanging upside down with oak leaves and an acorn. Beautifully carved with a warm honey patina. 15 inc...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Shelves and Wall Cabinets

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Walnut

Black Forest Carved Swiss Entry Mirror with Climbing Bears
By Black Forest
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Large Swiss entry or hall mirror with climbing bears both sides and pine boughs with pine cones at top and bottom. Carved by Swiss master carver Bernhard Amend. Heavy beveled mirror....
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2010s Swiss Black Forest Mirrors

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Other

Early 20th Century 'Black Forest' Stick & Umbrella Stand Bear
Located in North Miami, FL
Early 20th century Swiss 'Black Forest' stick & umbrella stand in the form of a charming bear with inset glass eyes. Arms outstretched in a hug-like form the piece will fit perfectly...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Metal

Black Forest 1920s Oak Wall Bracket from Switzerland with Hand Carved Stag Motif
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Swiss Black Forest period oak wall bracket from the early 20th century, with hand carved stag motif. Born in Switzerland during the second decade of the 20th century, this charming...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Wall Brackets

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Oak

Wooden Carved Black Forest Bear Half Relief, Swizerland, ca. 1920
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A unusual early 20th century wooden carved sculpture from Switzerland featuring a lying bear fur. Handcarved in lindenwood with naturalistic details in the area of Brienz ca. 1920. M...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

19th Century Black Forest Swiss Carved Bear Candle Stand
Located in Forney, TX
A fine quality antique Swiss Black Forest ware pedestal candle stand, exceptionally executed, hand carved and painted, naturalistic tree and large figural bear with glass eyes, open ...
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Antique 19th Century Black Forest More Candle Holders

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Glass, Wood

19th Century Swiss Life-Size Wood Carved Stag Head Mount
Located in Wiscasset, ME
A Swiss "Black Forest" stag trophy set carved from linden wood and the wreath from oak. C. 1890 This is one of the finest examples of Swiss carving and a similar example can be foun...
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Antique 1890s Swiss Black Forest Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

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Swiss Black Forest For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the Swiss black forest you’re looking for. Each Swiss black forest for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, walnut and glass. There are many kinds of the Swiss black forest you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A Swiss black forest, designed in the Victorian, Folk Art or Scandinavian Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made Swiss black forest over the years, but those crafted by Black Forest, N. Deneffe and Brienz Switzerland are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Swiss Black Forest?

The average selling price for a Swiss black forest at 1stDibs is $3,260, while they’re typically $325 on the low end and $211,555 for the highest priced.