Viechtauer - Figure, Wooden bird, handcarved, handpainted (1) - Folk Art - Wood - mid 20th century

Description
Viechtauer - Figure, Wooden bird, handcarved, handpainted (1) - Folk Art - Wood - mid 20th century
Austria

Small carved and painted wooden birds, which were once made in the Viechtau (district of Gmunden) by lumberjacks, are real treasures.

This cottage industry developed as early as the 15th century. In the last hundred years, the Viechtau goods experienced their high point. The craftsmen joined together to form a cooperative to which more than 100 people belonged.
For a good 30 years the cooperative was closed for good.

Number of pieces: 1
Object: Figure, wooden bird carved by hand
Material: Wood
Manufacturer/brand: Viechtauer
Model/label: long-tailed tit
Style: Folk art
Estimated period: First half of the 20th century
Country of origin: Austria
Condition: Excellent condition - hardly used, with minimal traces of age and wear
Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 12 cm
Weight: 22 g

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Figure, Wooden bird, handcarved, handpainted
Material
Wood
Designer/ Artist
Viechtauer
Model/ Name
Schwanzmeise
Style
Folk Art
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Austria
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
10×5×12 cm
Weight
22 g
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