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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 627

    A SWISS CARVED WOOD BEAR UMBRELLA STAND

    BRIENZ, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS CARVED WOOD BEAR UMBRELLA STAND
    BRIENZ, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    With glass eyes, holding a tree trunk
    108 cm. high


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    Comparable examples of bear umbrella stands are illustrated in A. Ammelounx, "Black Forest Bears" Swiss Woodcarvings 1870-1920, Palatine, 2001.

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