This precious material, the horn of beef or buffalo, is in a beautiful natural state. It’s colour palette, white, brown, black, marbled, mixes transparency and depth. The palette reveals its rich intentions. Its wild texture evokes the strength of its African emanations.
The cabinet maker applies himself to its fascinating transformation, the unrolls and flattens matter, for marquetry. Complex to work with, it results in the creation of luxurious and singular magnificence.
History of horn
France – end XIX. Horn is used to cover pictures and paintings, on frames of furniture.