Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller 44.159.067.7558

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A ‘Black Forest’ carved linden wood model of a mount rescue dog

$ 5,320
  • Description
    A ‘Black Forest’ carved linden wood model of a mount rescue dog, naturalistically modelled standing four-square with a barrel at his collar and a blanket wrapped around his middle, on an oval base carved with rocks and grasses. Swiss, circa 1890.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Switzerland
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Black Forest
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1890
    Styles / Movements: Other , Folk Art
    Book References: Arenski, Daniels and Daniels, in publication ‘Swiss Carvings, The Art of the ‘Black Forest’ 1820-1940’ Woodbridge 2005; illustrate many mountain rescue dogs but there are only two with barrels and blankets, like this example, as shown
    Incollect Reference #: 468360
  • Dimensions
    W. 5.75 in; H. 11.5 in; D. 15 in;
    W. 14.61 cm; H. 29.21 cm; D. 38.1 cm;
Message from Seller:

Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art

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