An Antique ‘Black Forest’ Jardinière of Substantial Size
An Antique ‘Black Forest’ Jardinière of Substantial Size
An Antique ‘Black Forest’ Jardinière of Substantial Size

An Antique ‘Black Forest’ Jardinière of Substantial Size

c. 1880 Switzerland

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Constructed in a well carved lindenwood, rising from quadripartite feet, naturalistically, representing branches, supporting a tree form central column dressed with two storks, and supporting a carved rope dressed rectangular plant trough, profusely carved with fruiting vines, pears, oak leaves and doves, having an eagle surmount.
Brienz, Circa 1880

Dimensions: H: 50 in / 127 cm W: 30 in / 76 cm D: 28.5 in / 72 cm
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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 127.00 cm (50.00 inches)
Width 76.00 cm (29.92 inches)
Depth 72.00 cm (28.35 inches)
Stock Code
8582
Medium
Linden wood
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