A stunning and very lifelike hand-carved linden wood Fallow deer with Italian polychrome painting technique with antique Habsburg antlers from the Eckartsau Castle of Emperor Franz Josef in the Southern Austrian Alps, a favorite hunting schloss of the Habsburg family. This is considered a one of a kind pairing. Includes original wappen and veteran's medal dated December 2nd, 1873.
Measures 37 inches in height with a plaque that is 19 inches wide. The antlers measure approximately 26.5 inches wide and 19 inches depth from wall.
Price is for each trophy and these can be purchased individually or as a pair.
Part of The European Hunt Collection by Laurier Blanc, this grouping of antique hunting trophies from Royal and Noble families of Germany & Austria 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". More information on the press for this historic collection can be found on the European Hunt Collection website. All pieces have been examined and appraised and come with a Certificate of Authenticity.
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