• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 157

    A SWISS 'BLACK FOREST' CARVED WOOD AND HORN WALL HOOK

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS 'BLACK FOREST' CARVED WOOD AND HORN WALL HOOK
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Modelled as the torso of a hunter, indistinct impressed stamp to reverse
    10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high
    Together with two further 'Black Forest' wall hooks modelled with a fox and an owl respectively -- 10½ in. (26.6 cm.) and 16 in. (40.6 cm.) wide (3)


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