Vintage Carved Painted and Lacquered Figural Wood Match Holder Dog in Front of Tree
Description: A wonderful and very unusual wood carving. We believe this is a hard wood carving showing a dog on his hind legs standing in front of tree trunk. The tree trunk is hollow and we believe would serve as a match holder. The carving is well details and shows the dog's face, with eyes and ears. The dog's body shows details of its fur, its legs, its tail, and paws. The piece is colored in dark brown with lighter yellowish brown highlights. The bottom of the piece is unpainted and shows the wood rings. This piece is definitely made by an accomplished artist and looks great. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Origin: Purchased at an estate auction in Southern New Jersey.
Size: The base measures ~5 3/8" by ~2 1/4" and the piece is ~4 3/4" high. The piece weighs amost 7 ounces.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Truly a nice, unusual, and very interesting piece of hardwood carving, which would make a great addition to your collection.
Condition: The carving is in excellent condition, with no breaks, cracks, losses, or repairs. It does have some minor scratches, a few minor dings to the surface, and some minor soiling. These however are minimal and are difficult to see. A beautiful piece to add to your collection. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty of the piece and for additional condition information.
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