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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 23

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD AND GILT-BRASS MOUNTED TABLE TOP BOOK STAND

    CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD AND GILT-BRASS MOUNTED TABLE TOP BOOK STAND
    CIRCA 1840
    8 in. (20.4 cm.) high; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) wide; 12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) deep


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    This portable black-figured rosewood book-stand is conceived in the elegant George IV French fashion, with its tray-rail of golden flowered Roman foliage wave-scrolled in Louis Quatorze 'boulle' fashion.

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