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