Wooden Black Forest Casket with Antlers Decoration circa 1900s
Item e6657

A marvelous rustic wooden casket or cigar box. It is made of handcarved pine wood panels, decorated with several deer antler pieces and wild boar teeth, on the lid with fine carved deer. The casket is in excellent condition and comes with original key. A rare example of European Black Forest art which will highlight your desk.

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Antler furniture have been one of the popular novelties of the great exhibition of the industries of all nations in London in 1851. A new lifestlye trend was born and the ambitious European middle-class generated a fabulous upswing. One of the first designers to be mentioned is the German horn carver and furniture manufacturer H. F. C. Rampendahl who gained enthusiastic successes on several world exhibitions with his antler furniture. In the aftermath one began to manufacture antler furniture in series.

Measures:
Width: 8.66" (22 cm)
Height: 6.69" (17 cm)
Depth: 6.69" (17 cm)

Literature Reference:
Sabine Spindler, Antler Furniture 1825-1925, Munich 2006
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