Pair of Victorian Antler Candle Holders with Fine Carvings, Germany ca. 1880
Item e6665

A pair of Victorian candle holders, made of ebonized wood and horns from the deer. Each features an ondulating carved relief displaying scenes of the deer hunt. Executed in Germany ca. 1880. These candle sticks would be great rustic additions to any lodge cabin decoration. Very good condition, please contact us for a detailed condition report.

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.

Width: 4.13" (10.5 cm)
Height: 9.84" (25 cm)
Depth: 4.13" (10.5 cm)
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