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Swiss Black Forest Carved Linden Wood & Cut Glass Compote, Marked Meiringen

$ 950
  • Description
    Swiss Black Forest Carved Linden Wood & Cut Glass Compote,
    Marked Gewidmet Von Turnverein/ Meiringen,
    Circa 1900.

    The Black Forest compote is in two sections- a glass bowl secured with a shaped linden wood button cap and a linden wood carved base. The base is of circular shape depicting a mountain goat perched beneath a large tree, the tree supporting the glass compote above.

    Inscribed: Gewidmet Von Turnverein/ Meiringen (Dedicated to the Gymnasium Club/ Meiringen.

    Dimensions: Height 7 7/8 inches x 6 1/2 inches width.

    Reference: Swiss Carvings: The Art of the 'Black Forest' 1820-1940, Jay Arenski, Simon Daniel & Michael Daniels, page 162, illustrate a page from a catalog of the Ed. Binder & Co., Brienz retailer where a very similar piece is illustrated. The authors note (page 161) that the carvers often supplied different retailers with the same type of carving.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Switzerland
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Linden Wood
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Folk Art, Traditional
    Patterns: Animal/Insects
    Dealer Reference #: NY7149-cnp
    Incollect Reference #: 459432
  • Dimensions
    W. 6.5 in; H. 7.9 in;
    W. 16.51 cm; H. 20.07 cm;
Message from Seller:

Our mission is to offer our clients exquisite objects which reflect my passion and keen eye which I have developed for decorative objects over more than forty years. My commitment to excellence has made it my privilege to delight collectors, designers and museum curators.

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