19th century fallow deer on original Black Forest carved plaque that hung in Emperor Franz Joseph's castle at Eckartsau in the Southern Austrian Alps. Eckartsau was a favorite hunting schloss of the Habsburg family.
The plaque of this piece measures 11 inches wide and 12 inches long. The spread of the antlers is approximately 23 inches wide and 20 inches in height. The piece has a depth of 17.5 inches and a total length of 21.5 inches.
Part of The European Hunt Collection, this collection of antique hunting trophies has been examined and appraised by James Supp of Coronado Trading Co., who is best known for his work with the PBS production "Antiques Roadshow."
All pieces in this collection have been examined and appraised and come with a Certificate of Authenticity document.