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Large Antique Photo Album with Wooden Carved Cover, Brienz ca. 1900

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Large Antique Photo Album with Wooden Carved Cover, Brienz ca. 1900 A lovely antique photo album featuring a lindenwood carved cover depicting a hunter in alpine enviroment. Handcarved in Brienz, Switzerland around 1900. Inside with several antique photos of Victorian people. Good condition with traces of use according to the old age. One of the brass buckles is missing. The tradition of wood carving, using manual skills to make everyday objects and fine art sculptures, is found throughout Europe. The incentive to create not only useful but also aesthetically beautiful things, distinguishes the craftsman from the artist. In addition to the well-known Swiss wood carving artists, others can also be named in Italy / Tyrol with Steiner, in Germany with Madel and in Austria with Heissl. Their wood-carving art works with sculptures, wall plaques and reliefs enhance any interior design. artfour is an owner-managed trading company dealing in Black Forest woodcarvings, antler furniture and an impressive variety of unique decorative items. Our antiques are displayed in a 100 years old barn in southern Germany which we have remodeled ourselves. Antique pieces have been our passion since the 1980s. We ship worldwide, perfectly packed and with money back guarantee. This qualifies us as your preferred partner for Black Forest and antique art. Measures: Width: 9.06" (23 cm) Height: 11.61" (29.5 cm) Depth: 2.56" (6.5 cm) Literature Reference: Peter F. Blackman, Black Forest Woodcarvings, Atglen 2009 Jay Arenski, Simon and Michael Daniels, Swiss Carvings - The Art of the Black Forest 1820 - 1940, Woodbridge 2005
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 11.62 in (29.5 cm)Width: 9.06 in (23 cm)Depth: 2.56 in (6.5 cm)
  • Style:
    Black Forest (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1900s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. All of our items are in very good condition. They have been utilised and therefore may show age-related traces of usage. If not mentioned in the item description they don't have defects. Feel free to contact us for a detailled condition report.
  • Seller Location:
    Berghuelen, DE
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: e68271stDibs: LU988737604462
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