H: 50 in / 127 cm | W: 30 in / 76 cm | D: 28.5 in / 72 cmDescription
Constructed in a well carved lindenwood, rising from quadripartite feet, naturalistically, representing branches, supporting a tree form central column dressed with two storks, and supporting a carved rope dressed rectangular plant trough, profusely carved with fruiting vines, pears, oak leaves and doves, having an eagle surmount.
Brienz, Circa 1880
Literature; ‘Swiss Carvings, The Art of the Black Forest’ by Arenski, Daniels and Daniels, published by The Antique Collectors Club 2004 for similar examplesREF No. 8582