Large Black Forest Wall Mirror with Hunting Scenes Engravings ca. 1910
Item e3740

An outstanding Black Forest hunting mirror made of wood, decorated with chamois and roe buck trophies. Turned and carved horn roses as well as sliced chamois horns are mounted. In each corner a fantastic hand cutted mirror with engraved hunting scenes underlines the extraordinary object.

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: 39.37" (100 cm)
Height: 37.4" (95 cm)
Depth: 9.06" (23 cm)

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