This is a high quality antique Victorian Coromandel and porcelain adjustable book slide, by Betjemann's, 19th Century and circa 1870 in date.
It is made of stunnning coromandel and features a pair of oval gilt brass mounts enclosing Sevres hand painted porcelain panels depicting figures in garden settings, and it is wonderfully decorated with stupendous gilt brass filigree mounts.
It is a delightful object which will display your favourite books beautifully.
In excellent condition with only minor signs of wear commensurate with age and use, having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops,, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 17 x Width 52 x Depth 15 - Open
Height 17 x Width 34 x Depth 15 - Closed
Dimensions in inches:
Height 7 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 6 inches - Open
Height 7 inches x Width 1 foot, 1 inch x Depth 6 inches - Closed
Our reference: A2241
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.