Antique Bull Horn Wall Coat Rack Austria 1870s
Item e5695

An antique bull horn wardrobe, from a noble villa in Austria. Made of original cattle horns which are mounted on a wooden plaque. Covered with antique green velvet fabric. 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. On of the first designers to be mentioned is the German ivory 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: 12.6" (32 cm)
Height: 9.45" (24 cm)
Depth: 6.69" (17 cm)

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