Black Forest BearThe Hendersons
Small bear carvings famously originate from the back forest in Germany, and this is a fine example.
With its small beads for eyes and painted nose and mouth this charming little bear would be an asset to anyones collection.
Likely fro the early 1900's
beautifully carved and well proportioned although one of the feet have at one stage been knocked off along with, but it looks like this happened many years ago and does not effect the piece's charm.
Black forest bears are extremely sought after and should not be confused with the Japanese Kiburo kumi bears.
Measures 10cm in length and 6.5cm tall