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A very large and extremely good quality 19th Century Swiss Black Forest Bear stick / umbrella stand. Brienz, Switzerland circa 1890.

Standing 1.2 meters tall, carved from Linden wood in the Brienz region of Switzerland, a wonderful and rare Black Forest Bear stick / umbrella stand. Well it doesn’t get much better than this…the carving is of the finest quality, having original glass eyes, tin drip pan and the rarely seen model holding a revolving leaf carved plate.

Extremely well executed and of large proportions having a full scale standing bear, usually the bear stands on carved rocks which makes a much shorter bear in size.

The facial expression being extremely realistic with original painted tongue and teeth. Excellent condition, of fine colour and patination.

Dimensions

Width: 26 inches - 66cm, Height: 47 1/4 inches - 120cm, Depth: 28 inches - 71cm


Stock number

2690

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  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
  • Our clients are protected by BADA’s code of conduct
  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
  • Bada.org is a non-profit site: clients deal directly with members and they pay no hidden fees
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