A Swiss Black Forest Double Tobacco Jar, c. 1880
A Swiss Black Forest Double Tobacco Jar, c. 1880
A Swiss Black Forest Double Tobacco Jar, c. 1880
A Swiss Black Forest Double Tobacco Jar, c. 1880
A Swiss Black Forest Double Tobacco Jar, c. 1880
A Swiss Black Forest Double Tobacco Jar, c. 1880
A Swiss Black Forest Double Tobacco Jar, c. 1880
A Swiss Black Forest Double Tobacco Jar, c. 1880

A Swiss Black Forest Double Tobacco Jar, c. 1880

A rare carved walnut double tobacco jar in the form of a fox and rabbit standing with arms linked in formal attire the crafty fox with sword and pistol, and rabbit with a bunch of carrots. The carving was inspired by the french fables of Reynard the Fox. Reynard the Fox was medieval Europe’s trickster figure. More tobacco jars can be seen in Chapter 4 Curiosities, in the book “Swiss Carvings” The Art of the Black Forest, written by Daniels.
Height: 16.25″