a large black forest rustic wall clock. a wooden case decorated with original antlers from the deer, fallow deer and mountain goat as well as horn roses and wild boar tusks. clock face made of brass. clockwork replaced by battery operated one, in working order.
a pair most decorative rustic candleholders, made of deer antlers and turned horn roses. executed in Germany ca. 1890.
an antique wicker antler chair, made of horns from the deer and fallow deer. decorated with a turned horn rose and wildboar tusks. executed ca. 1900.
an antique black forest oak wood cabinet. richly decorated with several antlers from the stag and fallow deer, wild boar tusks, turned horn ends and figural handcarved horn roses. on top a carved wood roe deer head. front side glazed. executed ca. 1890.
a wonderful antique antler vanity mirror. carved wood decorated with antlers from the deer and fallow deer and turned horn ends. with one drawer, movable oval mirror. executed ca. 1880.
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.