Antique Bull Horn Hall Stand ca.1870
Item e5676

A large bull horn hall stand made of wood, original Austrian cattle horns and a green velvet cover.  Manufactured in Austria ca. 1870. Sturdy condition with original (antique) green velved which has to be renewed (is loosing the hairs).

At the beginning of the 19th century the European nobility discovered antler furnishings for their hunting castles and countryseats. The furniture was either manufactured completely from e.g. stag antler, or it was decorated with antler pieces from the stag, deer, fallow deer and others to get a hunting desing. A famous example was the interior design of "Jagdschloss Platte" (hunting castle Platte) of count William of Nassau near Wiesbaden, Germany in 1825.

Measures:
Height: 77.56" (197 cm)
Diameter: 16.54" (42 cm)

Literature Reference:
Sabine Spindler, Antler Furniture 1825-1925, Munich 2006
Bruce M. Newman, Fantasy Furniture, New York 1989
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