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Thu, Sep 15, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 15

Four Black Forest Carved Wall Objects

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

late 19th/early 20th century, comprising: shelf bracket with lion head mount, 11-1/4 in.; carved hook depicting bear climbing a tree, 14-1/4 in.; wall mounted match holder in the form of a shield surrounded by vines and leaves, ending in grapes, 10-3/4 in.; wall plaque with two hooks, centered with long horn sheep mount, carved leaf decoration, 8-1/2 x 19 in.

Provenance: Estate of Madolyn L. Nickerson, Highlands, North Carolina


wall plaque with break and loss at center below mount, small chips throughout, break and glue repair to leaves, age splits; match holder with holes to verso; lion shelf with one circular decorative element detached, but retained, glued repair to front column, chip to side of bracket, chips to drilled hole underneath shelf, nicks and scuffing to shelf; bear hook with small chips