Up for sale is a wonderful folk art wooden nutcracker in the shape of a bearded and horned goat with glass eyes. We have been informed it dates from about 1880. Hand carved of wood from the Black Forest of Germany. Handles work a hinge opening the mouth of the goat for cracking & breaking nuts.
There is a repair to the bottom of one handle and some slight loss at the tips of the ears.
The nutcrackers has an overall height of about 7.5inches. It is about 4.5 inches wide.