Tobacco box carved wood Black Forest head dog cigar knot XIXth century

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F30 621

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Wooden tobacco box in carved wood Black Forest * representing a dog's head smoking cigar and wearing a bow tie and a high collar, late 19th century.

This tobacco pot is in good condition and is of high quality.

Note: missing the axis of the hinge, the piece of wood appearing the cigar is removed, light uusres, scratches and dirt on the wood, well look at the photos.

* Black Forest sculptures

The wooden carved objects of the Black Forest are not native to Germany but were manufactured in the region of brienz, in Switzerland . The tradition of woodworking is ancestral in this region, the inhabitants perpetuate the practice of wood carved on the facades of houses , the furniture or the usual objects . The sculptors excel in the representation of wild animals in their natural environment. In the 19th century, these naturalistic sculptures of the Black Forest became very popular and popular.

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  • Height 18 cm
  • Width 17,5 cm
  • Depth totale env. 20 cm