Antique German Dresden Christmas Ornament - Rare Doghouse With Sitting Dog
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Antique German Dresden Christmas Ornament - Rare Doghouse With Sitting Dog:
This sale is part of a larger group of antique Americana and Christmas items that are being listed this weekend. Please check out all the other lots.
For sale is a RAREDOGHOUSE WITH SITTING DOG Dresden Christmas ornament from Germany c. 1890-1900. This unusual ornament depicts a reclined dog in front of his house. The house can be lifted off the base to reveal a candy container compartment inside. The ornament is constructed from pressed cardboard and finished with a silver painted surface. The entire surface of the ornament displays intricate embossed designs with a framed-out front door on the doghouse. It remains in outstanding condition with minor tarnishing of the silver and measures 2 inches in size.
An exact copy of this ornament sold at Bertoia sales (NJ) in Nov. 2009 (lot #1841) for over $3,100 !! This is an outstanding example worthy of any museum or private collection.
I will combine ship when a buyer has multiple purchases. The quoted shipping amountINCLUDES costs forfull insurance and packing materials (please read below for details). Thanks for looking - and offerding! !
Payment is expected in full within5 calendar days after sale completion. Item is shipped within 3 days of payment usingUS Post Office Priority mail,at a flat rate of $15 domestic(which includesINSURANCE) - due to size and weight. Foreign shipments will cost morefor international rates (please contact for a price quote).All foreign shipments must carry full insurance. Return privileges are allowed if item does not match detailed description (buyer responsible for return postage/insurance).