'Black Forest' Lindenwood Jardinière on Stand

'Black Forest' Lindenwood Jardinière on Stand

'Black Forest' Lindenwood Jardinière on Stand

Date & Origin c. 1880, Switzerland
Dimensions
H
127 cm (50 inc)
W
76 cm (29 inc)
D
72 cm (28 inc)
Description
A 'Black Forest' Jardinière of Substantial Size

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.
Literature
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
Medium
Lindenwood, Limewood
Condition
Excellent
Stock Code 8582
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
127 cm (50 inc)
W
76 cm (29 inc)
D
72 cm (28 inc)
Description
A 'Black Forest' Jardinière of Substantial Size

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.
Stock Code 8582

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