VICTORIAN ERA ARTICULATED WOOD CROCODILE MODEL

 

Origin:  Germany, Black Forest area?    

Period/Date: circa 1880's

Materials:  wood, paint, glass eyes (cord or wire hidden inside)

Description:  The quality and craftsmanship of this crocodile model is stunning!  It is comprised of 15 individually carved segmented sections.  The expression the artist so skillfully captured with the open mouth, exposed teeth and relief-carved tongue is intense and ferocious.  The mystery is how the segments are attached to each other?   In good condition with some loss to a back foot.

Dimensions:   Length 13.75"  (34.5 cm), Width 2.5"  (6.5 cm)

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