Hermann Steiner wood carving of an American Indian.
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Hermann Steiner (1878-1963 ) wood carving of an American Indian. Professor Hermann Steiner worked for a number of year in the town of Meran (Merano) in the Italian Tyrol where he was also known as ‘Ermanno’. He was awarded a gold medal at the St Louis exhibition in 1904. The carving is untitled but signed on the bottom left side. Made of fruit (pear ?) wood it is not made of one block but of four blocks glued together. Repair to one of the feathers. 14cms by 15cms by 16 cms high. Inscribed on base fecit with name, date (1926) and place (Merano).