8 July 1999
A SILVER-GILT LECTERN
German or Austrian, Gothic style
Elaborately pierced with 'flamboyant' tracery, with two cartouches, one with an applied, crowned eagle, the hinged shelf embellished with two fantastical beasts, the reverse with a hinged support terminating in a splayed animal paw
Some wear to gilding
12 x 12.5/8 in. (31.1 x 32 cm.)
Rothschild inv. no. AR2780.
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