18th Century Italian Table Lectern Gilt-wood Turning Bookstand
From Italy, a late 18th century carved and gilded table lectern, an antique rectangular spruce wood bookstand or music stand on four curling feet. This antique reading bookstand is adjustable and the turning support allowing the lectern to be placed flat or at different angles, can tilt of about 45°on five different steps and can turn. This antique table lectern is much more than a desk accessory, it will add an impressive, sacred atmosphere to any room. This elegant Italian tabletop book holder will highlight any surface it is placed upon.
It comes from Northern Italy, it is in good age related condition, shows old restorations in the finish of the book holder frame, consistent with age and use. Beautiful gold leaf gilding, carved with vegetal and scrolling motif.
height: 16 cm
width: 49 cm
depth: 40 cm