black forest wood carving from the south of germany

the art of the black forest known as "black forest wood carving" origin mostly not from the area of the Black Forest in south Germany. In fact the origin of these carvings is in the area of Brienz in Swizerland where they had several traditional wood carving workshops in the 19th century.... read more
image of fine carved wood diorama by steiner, meran ca. 1900

fine carved wood diorama by steiner, meran ca. 1900

a large three-dimensional woodcarving of a folksy scenery. a maid in traditional costume is sitting with her boyfriend on their sweetheart's window. carved by ernst or sebastian steiner, meran ca. 1900. with woodframe, behind glass-plate. dimensions of the carving inside the frame width: 8.3" (21 cm), height: 10.6" (27 cm)

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