Antique Bull Horn Boot Jack Austria 1870
Item e5711

From a noble villa in Austria comes this antique bull horn boot jack with antique green velvet fabric and original cattle horns. Bull horn furniture where produced in small workshops in the area of the Austrian alps in the second half of the 19th century. They are very similar to the famous steerhorn furnitures which where produced in Texas in the early 20th century. Unrestored original condition, fabric needs to be renewed.

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.

This article contains parts of animal origin, which belong to non-endangered and non-threatened animals and follow the US Fish & Wildlife regulations. They are not listed on CITES Appendix I and II. Our international shipping follows all country laws.

artfour is an owner-managed trading company dealing in Black Forest woodcarvings, antler furniture and an impressive variety of unique decorative items. Our antiques are displayed in a 100 years old barn in southern Germany which we have remodeled ourselves. Antique pieces have been our passion since the 1980s. We ship worldwide, perfectly packed and with money back guarantee. This qualifies us as your preferred partner for Black Forest and antique art.

Length: 18.9" (48 cm)
Width: 4.72" (12 cm)
Height: 4.72" (12 cm)

Literature Reference:
Bruce M. Newman, Fantasy Furniture, New York 1989
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