A large 12 pointer black forest red deer (Cervus elaphus) trophy from the palace of salem in south germany. Shoot by a member of the lordly family of Baden in 1959. Handwritten inscriptions on the skull with, place of the hunt, family crest and date. Mounted on a wooden plaque with grass green finish good condition.
Trophies are mementos from the hunted game, which are kept by the huntsmen as a souvenir or decorative item. For many centuries it was a tradition to collect trophies. Nowadays exactly these are becoming more and more popular as decorative highlights in hunting lodges.
This article contains parts of animal origin, which belong to non-endangered and non-threatened animals and follow the US Fish & Wildlife regulations. They are not listed on CITES Appendix I and II. Our international shipping follows all country laws.
artfour is an owner-managed trading company that sells Black Forest wood carvings, antler furniture and an impressive variety of unique decorative items. Our antiques are on display in a century-old barn in southern Germany, which we renovated ourselves. Antiques have been our passion since the 1980s. We ship worldwide, perfectly packaged and with a money back guarantee. This allows us to be your preferred partner for the Black Forest and ancient art.
Width: 32.68" (83 cm)
Height: 36.22" (92 cm)
Depth: 13.78" (35 cm)