18th century Italian Baroque Carved and Painted Folding Floor Lectern Bookstand circa 1780 from Marche, Central Italy. An antique spruce wood bookstand or music stand with original lacca green / blue and Siena yellow painting. Italian origin, it comes from a private family of Recanati, Marche region. This antique floor lectern could be a rare antique folding music stand, it is much more than an accessory, it will add an impressive, sacred atmosphere to any interior. Good age related condition. Painting is original of the period thus shows normal signs of age and use, we show it as it is but we could eventually restore painting losses, see closed up details. SHIPPING: As far as shipping is concerned, our quote includes a safe packaging and crating, includes a safe packaging of the item with paper and plastic bubble wrap, within a bespoke fumigated wooden crate full of packaging polystyrene chips. Whereas Italian Belle Arti export permission will take around six week.