Italy Hand Carved wood Swiss Man Woman Figures DETAILED

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 22, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
Very skillful carving to capture the character of this pair
Man and Woman Figures
Skinny old fellow with a luxuriant beard and dapper cap, filling his long pipe from a bag;
kindly lady places a hand on her aching hip as she totes a basket of mending.
Both have brilliant piercing blue eyes -- they look Swiss in terms of dress, but are marked:
MADE IN ITALY
Hand Carved in Italy
Measurements:
Woman: 8" tall x 2" deep x 3 1/2" wide
Man: 8 1/4" tall x 2 1/2" deep x 2 1/2" wide

This is a listing for an "as-found" item, so we can only guess as to provenance;

please refer to photos for condition -- we note a scuffed/chipped area on the man's bum -- looks like a knot in the wood maybe?

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Condition: Vintage, as found; please refer to photos,
and/or ask for specific information as needed.
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