antique carved walnut armchair in grotto design. seat and backrest in the shape of a sea shell, arm rests in the shape of sea horses. executed in Venice, Italy ca. 1880.
fantasy furniture are unusual and exotic furniture which have been manufactured in Europe, the United States and the Far East in the 19th and 20th century. Among fantasy furmiture man can summarize e.g. grotto furniture, horn and antler furniture, belle epoque furniture.
a pair of marvelous biedermeier chairs. nutwood and wicker seat. rests designed as swans and fish. executed in england ca. 1840.
an antique oak wood throne, painted and carved with stylized flower tendrils, human and animal figures. underneath the seat a small cupboard. executed ca. 1920.
a great mirror with wooden carved frame depicting an elaborate carved winged satyr. manufactured in venice, italy ca. 1880. original paper lable "Testolini Venezia" on one wing. size mirror: height 37.4" (95 cm), width: 20.9" (53 cm).
a great piece of fantasy furniture - a throne made of original bones from the male cow. all parts are made of real ox bones sticked together with iron rods. with underjaw bones on top of the backrest. manufactured ca. 1930.
a great piece of fantasy furniture - a throne made of original bones from the female cow. all parts are made of real cow bones sticked together with iron rods. with hip bones on top of the backrest. manufactured ca. 1930.
a great 5-part garden furniture set made of painted metal, worked in bamboo design. executed 1970/80. measures taken from bench.
a very rare so called "shop snake" from a german general store. these snakes have been hanged above the counter in general and village stores in the 19th century, and have been used to hang up goods for sale. very good condition, painted over, original fixtures comes along with the piece.
a set of four vintage garden armchairs. made of ornamental iron. new painted and upholstered with black fabric.
a large bull horn furniture sofa ca. 1870, covered with vintage cow coat which has to be renewed (is loosing the hairs). iron legs added to improve stability. manufactured in austria ca. 1870.
a nice antique stool made of root wood. upholstered and covered with genuine leather. germany, ca. 1900
an antique bull horn coat rack, from a noble villa in austria. unrestored original condition, fabric needs to be renewed.
a wonderful pair of carved walnut chairs with finely inlaid seat and back. superb carved edelweiss and floral ornaments. executed ca. 1900, swiss brienz. (the center paintings at the seating surface overpainted in black)
a wonderful carved wood table with elaborate edelweiss inlays on the table top. at center a painted goat herder with wife and mountain goat. executed ca. 1900, swiss brienz.
very nice and rare side table in fantasy design. table top made of wood and rattan, base made of root wood decorated with several small pieces like mushrooms, roots, snail shells, moss. executed ca. 1850