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Swiss Black Forest Dog Cane Stand
Swiss Black Forest Dog Cane Stand
Swiss Black Forest Dog Cane Stand
Swiss Black Forest Dog Cane Stand
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Swiss Black Forest Dog Cane Stand

  • Lighthearted and whimsical, this cane stand takes the shape of a dog standing at attention
  • Exquisitely carved, this cane stand is an exemplary model of Black Forest sculpture
  • Wealthy Europeans eagerly purchased Black Forest works as symbols of wealth and status
  • Swiss Black Forest carvings emerged with popularity in the 19th century
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$12,850
Item No. 31-7860

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Lighthearted and whimsical, this cane stand takes the shape of a dog standing at attention. Exquisitely carved, this cane stand is an exemplary model of Black Forest sculpture, a style that originated in 1816 in Brien, Switzerland. The stand would have been made for the Victorian tourist market in the mountainous lake region of Switzerland, which was a highlight destination on the Grand Tour.

Wealthy Europeans eagerly purchased Black Forest works as symbols of. . .
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Lighthearted and whimsical, this cane stand takes the shape of a dog standing at attention. Exquisitely carved, this cane stand is an exemplary model of Black Forest sculpture, a style that originated in 1816 in Brien, Switzerland. The stand would have been made for the Victorian tourist market in the mountainous lake region of Switzerland, which was a highlight destination on the Grand Tour.

Wealthy Europeans eagerly purchased Black Forest works as symbols of wealth and status. Carvings in this style are often humorous and feature animals and woodland critters, such as smoking bears and dogs. Works like these were shown at prestigious exhibitions on the world stage, including the 1851 London Great Exhibition, the 1893 Chicago World's Fair and the 1900 Paris Exposition Universelle. Comparable examples of Black Forest carvings are found in royal collections across Europe.

Circa 1900

40 1/2" high by 17 3/5" wide by 18 1/8" deep
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Swiss Black Forest Dog Cane Stand
Period: 19th Century
Type: Cane Stands/Displays
Depth: 18.13 in. (46.04 cm)
Width: 17.38 in. (44.13 cm)
Height: 40.5 in. (102.87 cm)
Swiss Black Forest Dog Cane Stand
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