Antique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow FiguresAntique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow FiguresAntique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow FiguresAntique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow FiguresAntique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow FiguresAntique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow FiguresAntique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow FiguresAntique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow FiguresAntique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow Figures

Wonderful antique Victorian era Black Forest hand carved 9 3/4" desk top thermometer stand, original mercury filled thermometer and very unique pastoral themed cow figures! For anyone who follows the decorating style of Tulsa's Charles Faudree (and I do!), you've seen his own rare Black Forest cows in several homes he's decorated over time. He's got a couple of decorator books out now, and he's always in the magazines we love to look through, from Veranda and Southern Accents to House Beautiful and I think he's even been in Architectural Digest, but not sure. But I digress - what I meant to say is that for years I've been looking at and admiring those wonderful old Black Forest cows. This piece a bit less 'majestic' but those are definitely little cow figures on that large carved base, one grazing near the top, another at rest and even a smaller lamb or possibly herding dog (lower right). A great decorative accent, rare figures and sure to please!

Good-very good condition. The original thermometer and plaque are free from any defects or repairs. A few chip to the wood here & there, the cows' horns and the bottom right corner of the base are most evident. It also appears that there was a standing man at the top left of the carved 'mound', only his feet remain and we can have those carved off & blended if you prefer. See pictures for measurements.

Item ID: 1007bfthrm


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Antique Black Forest Carved Desk Thermometer Stand, Rare Pastoral Themed Cow Figures

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Susan Dean
San Marcos
CA
  

Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European

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