antler furniture from the south of germany

the first provable antler furniture were manufactured in the year 1825. they have been made for a hunting castle of the count William of Nassau near Wiesbaden, Germany. antler furniture are furniture which are either manufactured completely from e. g. stag antlers, or furniture which are decorated with antler pieces from the stag, deer, fallow deer.. read more
image of huge antique black forest antler clock regulator 1900

huge antique black forest antler clock regulator 1900

a rare and huge black forest wall clock. oakwood case richly decorated with antlers from the deer and fallow deer, wild boar tusks, mountain goat horns, carved horn roses. executed ca. 1900. the oak wood case is with glasses on three sides. it has three very detailled carved horn pieces which depict the staghound, wolf and a lion. the 8 day clockwork is with strike for the houre and the half houre. overworked by the clockmaker and in working order. it comes with the original wind up key.

The first antler furniture

Trophies of the chase have been used to decorate log cabins and hunting lodges for many a long years. Antlers and stuffed heads mounted on walls where the first hunting objects used to fashion homes. A hunting lodge replete with antlers and stuffed animals may probably have been the place where the first ideas for antler furnishings came up. Antler furniture are furniture which are either manufactured completely from e. g. stag antlers, or furniture which are decorated with antler pieces from the stag, deer, fallow deer... or veneered with sliced antler pieces to get a hunting design. Antler furniture are in addition often decorated with carved horn roses, wild boar tusks and horns from the ibex or chamois.

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