19th century fallow deer trophy from Emperor Franz Josef's castle at Eckartsau in the Southern Austrian Alps, a favorite hunting schloss of the Habsburg Royal family. This historic hunting trophy features the original Black Forest carved plaque and original writing on the skull cap which reads "Frurr Konigsfeld" which means Baron Konigsfeld, who would have been a member of the nobility.
Plaque measures 12" H x 10" W. Total height is 22".
Antler spread is 32" W x 15" D.
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.