19th Century Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Model Hunting Pointer Dog Sculpture
Uncover a true treasure with this 19th Century Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Model Hunting Pointer Animal Dog Sculpture! Crafted with intricate detailing and a fearless stance, this sculpture demands attention and encourages an adventurous spirit with its one-of-a-kind charm. Take the plunge and add a distinctive touch to your home!
- Subject sporting model of a pointer hunting dog.
- Having such an impressive confident pose with his nose in the air pointing straight ahead and his front paw raised off the ground and his tail straight.
- Visual beauty is such fine craft skills which is so realistic.
- Very finely modeled and beautifully cast.
- Made from cast bronze.
- Origin from Austria.
- Weight around 400 grams approximate.
- An ideal collectors present.
- Circa late 19th century.
- Unsigned no makers mark.
- The Pointer, sometimes called the English Pointer, is a medium-sized breed of pointing dog developed in England. Pointers are used to finding game for hunters, and are considered by gundo enthusiasts to be one of the finest breeds of its type; however, unlike most other hunting breeds, its purpose is to point, not retrieve game.
- The popular belief is that the Pointer descends from the Old Spanish Pointer that was brought to England from Spain with returning soldiers at the beginning of the 18th century. Once in England, they were crossed with local dog breeds to improve the breed's hunting abilities.
- Condition report offered in fine used worn patina condition.
- Having noticeable wear, stains, paint loss, patina age marks and 1 glass eye missing commensurate with usage & old age.
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