Antique Cabin Decor Antler Candlestick, Black Forest ca. 1890s
Item e5407

A rustic candle holder, made of horns from the deer decorated with wild boar tusks. The spout is made of turned antler pieces. It is executed in Germany, Black Forest circa 1890. A nice rustic decoration for a desk or mantle in your log cabin.

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: 7.48" (19 cm)
Height: 12.99" (33 cm)
Depth: 7.48" (19 cm)

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