Large Rustic Antler Lamp with Fallow Deer and Deer Antlers
Item e6635

A large antler chandelier composed of several joined fallow deer and deer antlers. The lamp comes with 6 electrified spouts made of turned horn roses. Manufactured in Germany ca. 1900. Cabling replaced, lamp is in working order with screwed European E14 sockets.

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:
Height: 39.37" (100 cm)
Diameter: 31.5" (80 cm)

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