Sport Antiques Catalogue - Antique Taxidermy
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Vintage Taxidermy, Roe Deer Trophy Shoulder Mount.
A nice French modern hunting trophy, a prepared Roebuck shoulder mount. The Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) head is with the start of growth of a pair of antlers and mounted onto an oak shield. The deer head is looking straight ahead. There is a trade label to the reverse:-
Taxidermiste - Naturaliste, Martine Audooren, "Les Caves" 37190 AZAY - LE - RIDEAU, Tel: 126.96.36.199, No. Siret: 384 175 691 00011.
The Roe deer is the smallest and most elegant native deer in Europe. They are shy animals and are active mainly at night, spending the day in cover.
H 51 cm x W 22 cm x D 33.5 cm
H 20" x W 8½" x D 13"