Anthropomorphic Figures



  • £1,800.00 Set
  • €2,090 Euro
  • $2,492 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Anthropomorphic German Folk-art Figures
We are proud to offer a unique collection of 21 Anthropomorphic German Folk-art Branch Character Figures c.1900-1930. Depicting various representations of German folklore and all manner of exotic creatures, created through the mind of the artist in natural materials including wood, burrs, bone, carved nut, and a variety of found period material including phenolic and glass eyes etc. All created by the vivid imagination of the same self-taught artist. This collection was obtained from a German house clearance auction and were found hidden away in the attic of the property. A very rare and highly collectable complete collection of one man’s exotic and vivid artistic folk-art mind.
Size approx. in inches from: H 16” x W8” x D 5” to H 5” x W 6” x D 3”
Origin: Germany
Period: Early 20th Century
Material: Various natural material

Condition: A very well-preserved collection considering there material and aged, weathered, with a strong patina across the wooden surface. Most of the items are made from sectioned pieces of wood and found material (some are missing). Overall, the items are in good condition with no structural breaks and all items stand alone as shown in the photos provided



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