Gorgeous Papier Mâche Lion Head Basket on Antler Base 1880
Item e4745

A very rare antique paper basket. The lion head is made of painted papier mâché mounted on a fallow deer antler base. Austria, ca. 1880. Paper lable of the manufacturer Rudolf Brix on the wooden base. An identical basked is illustrated on a contemporary photo of hunting castle platte in Germany (Jagdschloss Platte), here as wild boar head. see Sabine Spindler, Geweihmoebel 1825 - 1925 on page 10.

Measures:
Width: 12.6" (32 cm)
Height: 27.56" (70 cm)
Depth: 14.96" (38 cm)
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