A superb quality ‘Black Forest’ maple wood model of a stag signed by F R Michel of Bonigen, Switzerland.

Origin

Switzerland

Dates

Circa 1900

Dimensions

H  36.00 inch (91.44 cm)   W  19.00 inch (48.26 cm)  

Dimensions
H  36.00 inch (91.44 cm)  
W  19.00 inch (48.26 cm)  

Description

Standing proudly with his head turned to the left, the pelt naturalistically carved and stained round the neck and down the spine, the antlers stained lighter at the tips. Signed F R Michel.

Provenance

Footnote: For a very similar stag exhibited by the Huggler Brothers at the Paris Exhibition, 1900 see Arenski, Daniels and Daniels, Swiss Carvings, The Art of the ‘Black Forest’ 1820-1940 Woodbridge 2005; p54, pl 51.

Signed / Dated

F R Michel of Bonigen

£ 16500.00
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