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A ‘Black Forest’ Jardinière of Substantial Size

H: 50 in / 127 cm  |  W: 30 in / 76 cm  |  D: 28.5 in / 72 cm

Description

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

Literature

Literature; ‘Swiss Carvings, The Art of the Black Forest’ by Arenski, Daniels and Daniels, published by The Antique Collectors Club 2004 for similar examples

REF No. 8582

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