Antique Black Forest Carving under Dome, Anatomy of a Bird, French For Sale
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Antique Black Forest Carving under Dome, Anatomy of a Bird, French


Black Forest carving and flycatcher taxidermy on wooden base under glass dome. The original carving depicts two anthropomorphic woodland creatures reviewing a diagram of a bird's anatomy; taxidermy and dome are contemporary additions. The "Black Forest" style is thought to have originated in Switzerland, mostly from the Trauffer family. It is easy to identify the style: animals that play instruments, climb trees, hold benches or beg are part of the legs, seats and stands that make up the furniture. Pieces were not signed.


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    H 17 in. x W 9 in. x D 9 in.H 43.18 cm x W 22.86 cm x D 22.86 cm
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    New York, NY
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