Belgium Mounted Deer Hoof Trophy. Debuche De Boisfleury. Taxidermy 1883.

Stock Number: TDT2313


This 19th century taxidermy trophy shield which is made of oak has a brass plaque that reads: Debuche De Boisfleury. 17 Fevrier 1883. The top is carved with a ribbon and the phrase La Venerie which is a town just outside of Brussels in Belgium.

The oak shield which can be hung on a wall is mounted with a fallow deer hoof and lower leg. This was an old form of taxidermy on the continent in the 19th and early 20th century.

A rare find being from he 1880's and interesting piece that would make a great decorative collector's item.

Material: Oak. Brass. Fur.

Dimensions: Width: 13.5 cm (5 1/2"). Height: 56 cm (22").

Weight: 714 g.

Condition: Very good antique condition with light signs of use in keeping with age. Please see pictures.

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