A Napoleon III reading stand

S/N:WGA184

United Kingdom

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A Napoleon III reading stand

W.J. GRAVENER ANTIQUES
By Alphonse-Gustave Giroux, Paris. This delightful and outstanding quality piece is in amboyna and ebony with brass line inlay. Raised on bracket feet with ebonised turned supports leading up to the swiveling top with a single drawer to one side and a slide to the other. The top itself rises with adjustable pitch, removable book rest and inset tooled leather. The drawer lock bears the mark "M son Giroux PARIS" In very good condition. 760mm high, 390mm wide and 350mm deep. Circa 1850.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 76cm (29.92in)
  • W: 39cm (15.35in)
  • D: 35cm (13.78in)

Period: 

Circa 1850

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W.J. GRAVENER ANTIQUES

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Sundridge
Kent
TN14 6EE
United Kingdom

W J Gravener Antiques is a family owned business, started in 1963 by William who was joined by son, Mark in 1981 and continues today with the same ethos of dealing in fine quality English and Continental furniture, mirrors and decorative objects from the 18th & 19th centuries. Now under the stewardship of Mark and his wife, Louise, we take pride in maintaining the high standards which William set more than 50 years ago.

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