A late 19th century 'Black Forest' carved linden wood umbrella stand, Swiss, circa 1890
Lot 725
A late 19th century 'Black Forest' carved linden wood umbrella stand, Swiss, circa 1890
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,808) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
6 Dec 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 20172
A late 19th century 'Black Forest' carved linden wood umbrella stand, Swiss, circa 1890
Lot Details
A late 19th century 'Black Forest' carved linden wood umbrella stand, Swiss, circa 1890
Carved as a begging long or curly-haired terrier, wearing a collar and resting on its haunches, on a moulded base with black-painted sheet metal drip tray, 92cm high

Footnotes

  • A similar example sold Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 30th September 2009, Lot 293.

    Two umbrella stands of the same form but carved with different breeds of dog are illustrated J. Arenski, S. Daniels & M. Daniels, Swiss Carvings: The Art of the 'Black Forest' 1820 - 1940 (2005), p. 101, Fig. 154 and p. 113, Fig. 177.
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