Antique Business Card Tray with Deer Horn Decorations , Germany ca. 1900
Item e6658

A rustic business card tray, made of turned nut wood with deer horn decorations on top. This Black Forest style tray would be a great addition to any room or desk. 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: 8.66" (22 cm)
Height: 8.07" (20.5 cm)
Depth: 6.3" (16 cm)

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