An Exceptional Black Forest Center Table


Featuring a large carved and polychromed black bear with glass eyes mades up the central column of the table and appears to be holding up the top, which is elaborately carved with deep grooves to mimic the appearance of grained wood. This virtuosic work was made in Switzerland during the last quarter of the nineteenth century.

Date: c. 1885

Dimensions: 31 x 31.25 x 31.25 in.