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Friday, April 27, 2012

Texas Horn Chairs

Do you know how much each horn chair cost? It's between $5,000 - $10,000. Holy cow!

According to my research: "Beginning in the 1870's, horn chairs, sofas, halltrees and footstools became fashionable. Some makers such as Wenzel Friedrich (a cabinet maker by trade), Charles Puppe, William Mittmann (all of San Antonio) and many others began making horn furniture on a large scale. Other makers, such as Herman Metz (a St. Joseph, MO fireman) made horn furniture in lesser quantities as a hobby. Plenty of horn furniture was also made in Chicago and St. Louis."

5 comments :

chubskulit said...

Ang cute naman ng mga chairs na yan. This reminds me of the phpto I took at Cabela's, antlers naman na ginawang ceiling lights.

Mel Alarilla said...

I never knew horn chairs are that expensive. Maybe the Phils can export carabao horn chairs for a change, hehehe. Thanks for the post. God bless you all always.

Beth said...

Yes, it's a bit pricey but I think if I have the money, I would buy one! :) It's a work of art and a good conversation piece.

I'm visiting you here, Demz from my new blog. Pls do visit if you have the time, ok? Have a happy week ahead! :)

katherine Schulz said...

nyahaha hastang mahala, nya murag matusok man atong lubot ug likod ana inig lingkod hahaha.

katawa ko kay kuya mel nga comment...hehehe.. di nako maimagine atong carabao horn nga dako ug lapad hahaha.

Lina Gustina said...

Too expensive and too scary for me :)
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