Hand Carved Black Forest Nutcracker in the Form of a Gentleman Circa 1890


A table standing, hand carved black forest nutcracker. A limewood figure in the form gentleman in 18th century attire, made circa 1890

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W-11 D-10 H-25 (cm)

Item Reference:

56639-731-4Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 56639-731-4
Item No. 56639 - Dealer No. 731 - Building No. 4


A table standing, hand carved black forest, limewood figure of gentleman in 18th century attire, made circa 1890. His tail coat lifts up for access to cavity where the nut would be placed to crack. Amusingly, his mouth opens at the sametime, a charming piece of folk art.


Item Reference
Height: 25 cm
Width: 11 cm
Depth: 10 cm
Lime Wood
1880 - 1901, C19th (Late Victorian)
Country of Origin
Full working order, in great condition.


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