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An Unusual  Victorian Papier Mache Folding Book Stand, Circa 1850.

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An Unusual Victorian Papier Mache Folding & Extending Book Rack,

Circa 1850.


The Victorian book rack has a sliding carriage base to accommodate various numbers of books.  The rack is decorated with a Greek Key border and inlaid with mother of pearl with gilt surround.  Each end has a coat of arms, possibly Indian. [6106.htm_g\00001.jpg]

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Dimensions: Normal 13 inches x 5 inches deep; and extended 21 inches x Height: 6 1/2 inches.