London, South Kensington
25 September 2007
A SWISS 'BLACK FOREST' CARVED LINDEN WOOD BENCH
BY ED. BINDER, BRIENZ, FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
The pierced back with two pairs of dancing bears, with metal maker's plate to reverse 'SCULPTURES BINDER/FABR. BRIENZ, DEPOT LUCERNE/SUISSE'
61IN. (155CM.) WIDE
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AN UNATTRIBUTED SEAT OF THE SAME DESIGN ILLUSTRATED PLATE 244, PAGE 147 ARENSKI, DANIELS & DANIELS SWISS CARVINGS, THE ART OF THE 'BLACK FOREST' 1820-1940, WOODBRIDGE 2005.) ANOTHER SOLD, CHRISTIE'S, SOUTH KENSINGTON, 27 NOVEMBER 2002, LOT 457.
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