Swiss "Black Forest" Carved Dog Group, by Walter Mader, circa 1900.
Swiss "Black Forest" Carved Dog Group, by Walter Mader, circa 1900.
Swiss "Black Forest" Carved Dog Group, by Walter Mader, circa 1900.
Swiss "Black Forest" Carved Dog Group, by Walter Mader, circa 1900.
Swiss "Black Forest" Carved Dog Group, by Walter Mader, circa 1900.

Swiss "Black Forest" Carved Dog Group, by Walter Mader, circa 1900.

A finely carved Swiss “Black Forest” Carved Dog Group, by Walter Mader, circa 1900 in Switzerland.  Carved in the form of a tired mother with her three pups.  The mother has a loose collar and long leash. Further pieces by Walter Mader can be seen in our book “Swiss Carvings” The Art of the Black Forest pages 113-117.