19th century fallow deer 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 a replacement hand-carved linden wood plaque with an Italian polychrome gilding technique in green, copper and gold, and original military wappen featuring the Habsburg double-headed eagle wappen.
This piece measures 27 inches in total height, 28 inches wide (antler spread) and is 20 inches in depth. Plaque measures 22 inches long and 19 inches wide.
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.
Item Ref: EHC2018-15