Genuine Antique German/Swiss Black Forest Carved Nutcracker.
Very intricate high quality carving especially of the face, hair and beard, it even has teeth carved into the upper section, which elevates this charming character well above the cheap mass produced tourist pieces normally seen for sale.
Very good antique condition with the exception that the toes seem to have been sawn off!
The item is in the form of a contemplating gnome sat on a log
Measurements – 6” tall, 6.5” from back to front, and 2.5” wide.