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A "Black Forest" ivory carved Italian Greyhound / Whippet brooch SOLD

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A "Black Forest" ivory carved Italian Greyhound / Whippet brooch SOLD

A "Black Forest" ivory carved standing Italian Greyhound / Whippet brooch, the dog stands forest setting all framed by branches. Complete with its original box. Such carvings were from German workshop of the Graf von Erbach-Erbach in Odenwald, and the Kehrer family at Erbach, Ernst (working 1830-40) and his son Edouard (1812-63). They were made from around 1830 to 1860. In the jewellery collection of the British Museum, London, there is a brooch with the same dog seated with stag and deer. German, circa 1850

This is a sold item and has been left in the Public Domain for research purposes. Images are available for public use with an acknowledgement to www.hamsheregallery.com


Medium Group: Jewellery

Year: 1850


Breed: Whippet

Artist: Unknown, Other






Dimensions: None


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