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Finely Carved Austrian Letter Opener, Unterberger,














Finely Carved Austrian Letter Opener, Unterberger,
 
 
DescriptionA very finely carved Austrian Victorian period letter opener in Lindenwood (limewood). Circa 1890, stamped to blade 'F. Unterberger Innsbruck'. This was the very best art dealer, along with woodcarvings (treen) and photographs, with premises on Museum-Strasse. Mentioned in Baedeker's guide in early 1900s. There is a very slight loss to the brim of the mountaineer's hat, and missing pole, otherwise in excellent condition. Measures 10.5" to tip. Extraordinary detail, quite delightful, a lovely Christmas gift for the connoisseur.   DimensionsLength 10.5'' overall  Dateca. 1890-1900  ConditionSee description 
Price£65.00   72.85   $85.60  Price includes postage within UK. 
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