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Create a grand scheme and echo the design masters and sporting families of the past with a bold piece of vintage taxidermy from our collection at Vinterior. Discover a dizzying array of eccentric pieces, all sourced by dedicated dealers and expert sellers. From encased birds that would look right at home in a museum of natural history through to stag and doe heads from hunts of the past.Here at Vinterior, we created our marketplace to help you could find one-of-a-kind items of furniture and décor without spending hours researching and hunting down specialised furniture boutiques. Instead of going to the dealers, we’ve brought some of the best dealers in the UK and across Europe to you. From the comfort of your home or office, you can browse through our listings to find a real treasure. Some of our most sought-after pieces are found in our taxidermy edit. A vintage taxidermy deer head is a fabulous way of drawing on the country house style. Hung in a grand entryway or drawing room it induces a bracing effect. While vintage bird taxidermy can be curated into contemporary rooms with ease.Whether it's visual pleasure or interior curation, our marketplace is full of vintage taxidermy for sale to help bring your vision to life. Explore the collection and buy from trusted sellers today.

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The features of vintage taxidermy

For those unfamiliar, taxidermy is when an animal’s body is preserved by either stuffing the dead animal or mounting it on a plaque to be placed on a wall. The animal is then left on display to intrigue and wow guests or it can be used for a more specific niche within study and research. The animal is usually left posing in a lifelike state so you get to imagine it in its living form. Popular choices for the purpose of taxidermy have been fish, birds and, if possible and legal, exotic animals. Some pieces can be extremely beautiful such as partridges perched on stone or thrushes placed in front of a painting to make the picture come to life. Other pieces can be more intriguing than beautiful such as insects, Boars, cod skulls and many more unusual designs. As you can get a range of different animals.

Why buy vintage taxidermy at Vinetrior?

Taxidermy was in its heyday during the Victorian era. After the interest in John Hancock’s exhibition of stuffed birds at the Great Exhibition in London in 1851, they became a grand statement in the homes of the era’s elite and wealthy. They were and still are, considered to be a special form of art to be admired. Buying vintage taxidermy deer heads and birds is a great option because it can enhance your room with the animals you love, yet does not contribute to hunting today. If you’re a big fan of birds, frogs, fish or something else, you’ll be able to find vintage taxidermy animals that match your preferences.
Not to mention that vintage taxidermy can work with a host of current interiors, so you needn’t start redecoration plans just to match a taxidermy animal into your current surroundings. If you consider taxidermy with other options, there’s a good chance you’re making an environmentally-friendly decision. Choosing taxidermy means you give a second use to the animal rather than finding vintage collectables and other home décor items that require new materials to make. This is why taxidermy can be the wiser and greener choice, especially if your other idea was a mass-produced item.

Find vintage taxidermy for sale in our marketplace

If you’re floating the idea of vintage taxidermy, why not take a look at examples to help you decide? Our collection has been sourced by professional sellers, ensuring you find high-quality, characterful, individual pieces of vintage taxidermy for sale when you shop with us.

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