A monumental and striking ‘Black Forest’ walnut carving of an eagle perched on a toppled shield, E Binder
A monumental and striking ‘Black Forest’ walnut carving of an eagle perched on a toppled shield, E Binder
A monumental and striking ‘Black Forest’ walnut carving of an eagle perched on a toppled shield, E Binder
A monumental and striking ‘Black Forest’ walnut carving of an eagle perched on a toppled shield, E Binder
A monumental and striking ‘Black Forest’ walnut carving of an eagle perched on a toppled shield, E Binder

A monumental and striking ‘Black Forest’ walnut carving of an eagle perched on a toppled shield, E Binder

c. 1920 Switzerland

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£60,000 gbp
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A monumental and striking ‘Black Forest’ walnut carving of an eagle perched on a toppled shield, E Binder

Shown with outstretched wings and the head turned to the right , the talons gripping a sheaf of arrows and a shield decorated in gilt with 12 stars partially obscured by a trailing laurel branch, the feathers realistically carved and scorched, the gaping mouth painted red, all raised on a turned socle.
Footnote: For a right-facing eagle in the Ed. Binder u Cie of Brienz Stock Catalogue c1920, see Arenski, Daniels and Daniels, Swiss Carvings, The Art of the ‘Black Forest’ 1820-1940 Woodbridge 2005; p 162 (top right hand plate).
Dimensions
Height 52.00 inch (132.08 cm)
Width 33.00 inch (83.82 cm)
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