Antique Book Rest

2309-37107 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

9 x 18 x 15

Location: Baton Rouge

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Hand-carved from solid Italian walnut, this impressive book rest features a tilting top that can change the angle of viewing. Generously sized fence keeps the book in place, while the sturdy, solid wood supports have been superbly carved with gryffins in three dimensional glory on each side. Cross hatching and a rosette adorn the apron under the fence.
Circa 1870s.
Measures 9 x 18 x 15.