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Black Forest Carved Wine Bottle Holder
- This intricately carved Black Forest rolling bottle holder features a charming figural motif
- The distinct Black Forest style of furnishing originated in Switzerland in the mid-1800s
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The wood carving industry of Switzerland. . .
The wood carving industry of Switzerland emerged in the early 19th century, and Swiss Black Forest carvings quickly became world-renowned for their quality and craftsmanship. Black Forest carvings were spotlighted at several international exhibitions, including the Great Exhibition in London in 1851, the Chicago World's Fair in 1893 and the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1900, and these delightful carvings remain in high demand.
Late 19th century
6 1/4" wide x 15 1/2" length x 10 1/2" high