A Life-Sized Black Forest Carved Hunting Dog

Dimensions: H: 28.5 in / 72.5cm  |  L: 49.5 in / 125.5 cm  | W: 18 in / 45.5 cm


Carved from lindenwood, the sculpture depicting a setter dog in their typical ‘pointing’ stance supported on a naturilsticlly carved rectangular plinth with foliage and flora, the canine’s fur flowing in the wind and with glass-inset eyes intensely focused on the prey; the carved collar inscribed “Nägler aus Gera,” and also bearing a Berchtesgaden inscription to the base.
Brienz, dated 1883

REF No. 6999

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