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'Black Forest' Carved Dog Group

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A 'Black Forest' Carved Dog Group Constructed in naturalistically carved and stained limewood, on a rectangular base with radiused angles, the bitch couchant, and attending to her two pups, all fitted with realistic glass eyes, in the manner of Walter Mäder. Brienz area, circa 1890 Brienz, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland Brienz, in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland was remarked upon in Baedeker's Travel Guide, as having a population of 2400, of whom 600 persons were employed as woodcarvers, to supply the tourist trade to Switzerland with mementos of the tour. A museum devoted entirely to the art of wood carving may be visited today. Literature; 'Swiss Carvings, The Art of the Black Forest' by Arenski, Daniels and Daniels, published by The Antique Collectors Club 2004, pp 78 for similar examples

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  • Condition Details
    Excellent Condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 12 in. x W 24.5 in. x D 12 in.H 30.48 cm x W 62.23 cm x D 30.48 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    9261
  • Reference Number
    LU954715000342
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