Fabulous antique Victorian era Black Forest hand carved 17" plant box or jardiniere with unique pedestal stand, ornate foliate decoration and bird & insect on the front! This one likely had a tin lift-out lining originally but will still make a fantastic plant box or centerpiece if you wish! Just use a sealed pot or plastic sheeting to keep any moisture from damaging the wood :). Just as it came to us, that turned oak base appears to be original so we left it as found. I thought I might remove it but actually have grown to like the look more & more each day. A detailed bird in flight on the front, shown amidst vines & foliage and just about to snatch that plump little insect...don't you think. Leaves & vines on the sides & back, a wonderful piece!
Good-very good condition. There is a chip to the back edge of the turned base/stand. A small chip or two to the carving, a larger chip to the rear lower corner can be seen in the images. Some visible space around the bottom panel, as if it has shrunk a bit with age. See pictures for measurements.
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