19th century Roe Deer trophis believed to have been taken by Emperor Franz Josef during his time at the Kaiservilla, the summer palace of the great Austro-Hungarian monarchy in the small village of Bad Ischl, Austria. Original plaque and initial "I" for Bad Ischl on the bottom of the plaque. This plaque is hand-carved and hand painted. The original, Black Forest plaque shows an oak leaf and acorn motif. Full cap skull with original writing dated 1893. Just six of this type avaiable.
Plaque alone measures 6" W x 10.5" H. Average total length of these trophies is about 14 to 16 inches in height and 7 inches depth. Full cap roe trophy. Pricing is per trophy. See images for the corresponding trophy number when selecting the piece(s) you'd like to purchase.
Part of The European Hunt Collection, this collection of antique hunting trophies and decorative items from Austrian Royalty and Houses of Nobility 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."