Description

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY AND MAPLE VENEERED, INLAID AND CAMBRIDGE-WORK BOOK STAND, circa 1890
    Marks: (partially effaced mark)
    7 x 20-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches (17.8 x 52.1 x 14.0 cm)

    The table top book stand with slide extension and flanking arched folding book ends, decorated with painted and veneered winged heads, birds and urns, bands of finely inlaid Cambridge-work framing central panel and to the base of either arch.


    Condition Report*:

    With surface scratches commensurate with age, one end with splits and former repairs in the wood at the hinges, one book end has black paint to top left and right edges of arch.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
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