A very large stuffed African water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) from a noble estate in Austria. It has great horns and is mounted on a hand-carved wooden plaque, early 20th century, good condition with traces of old age. On the back with lable of the taxidermist: Brothers Hodek, Vienna Austria. Measures of the wooden plaque: height 44' inches (112 cm), width 31' inches (78 cm).
Trophies are mementos form the hunted game, which are kept by the huntsman 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 decoration 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.
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Width: 31.5" (80 cm)
Height: 44.49" (113 cm)
Depth: 36.61" (93 cm)