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19th Century Hand-Carved Fox 'Black Forest' Coat Hook

$5,118.81

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A Black Forest coat hook Carved from solid Lindenwood, the cross-legged fox with glass-inset eyes brushing a horn, the second horn extending out from below his furry tail. Brienz Area, circa 1890 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. References: Arenski, Jay, Simon Daniels, and Michael Daniels. Swiss Carvings: The Art of the 'Black Forrest' 1820-1940. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 2005, fig. 29. Illustrating a related example.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 14 in (35.56 cm)Width: 4 in (10.16 cm)Depth: 4 in (10.16 cm)
  • Style
    Black Forest (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Repaired: Each item has undergone careful inspection and restoration by a conservation specialist in order to guarantee the original quality and integrity of the object. Wear consistent with age and use. WIDTH & DEPTH ARE AN ESTIMATE. The overall height is 14 inches. Please enquire for further details.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 95171stDibs: LU954723116402

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