|A Black Forest Linden Wood Bear Hallstand,
The hallstand in the form of a powerfully modelled mother bear shaking a tree in which her three cubs are climbing playfully.
The bears are finely modelled and detailed.
The model is very closely modelled to one showed in Swiss Carvings: The Art of the Black Forest, 1820-1940 by Jay Arenski, Simon Daniels and Michael Daniels, page 107, #167 which they date circa 1870 and mention that it was originally retailed by Ed. Binder & Co.. |
Earle Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc.
||19th Century (1801-1900)|
||Good with a repaired break to the rail.|
||Height: 91 inches tall x 24 inches deep x 24 inches wide.
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