A Finely Carved Antique Black Forest Bear Statue of Important Size

A Finely Carved Antique Black Forest Bear Statue of Important Size

c. 1880 Switzerland

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A Finely Carved Black Forest Bear of Important Size, carved from walnut, and with glass eyes.
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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 for similar examples
Dimensions
Height 53.00 cm (20.87 inches)
Width 74.00 cm (29.13 inches)
Depth 41.00 cm (16.14 inches)
Stock Code
7705
Medium
Walnut
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