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


A large Black Forest Lindenwood eagle owl attributed to the Ruef Brothers

$ 20,000
  • Description
    A large Black Forest Lindenwood eagle owl attributed to the Ruef Brothers, standing four square on a gnarled branch with yellow foil-backed glass eyes and naturalistic feathers. Swiss circa 1880.

    Footnote: For a very similar tobacco jar also attributed to one of the Ruef brothers, who specialized in owls, see Arenski, Daniels and Daniels, ‘Swiss Carvings, The Art of the ‘Black Forest’ 1820-1940’ Woodbridge 2005; p66, pl 80.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Switzerland
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Lindenwood
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: c 1880
    Styles / Movements: Other
    Incollect Reference #: 491474
  • Dimensions
    W. 13 in; H. 27 in; D. 12 in;
    W. 33.02 cm; H. 68.58 cm; D. 30.48 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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