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17th Century Carved Oak Bible Reading Slope Desk On Stand

Ref: TFN139 / LA68470

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Description

This is a lovely old Bible Box, the desk is in 2 pieces, the top section would have been for keeping the family bible in. With the lid closed, it can be used as a reading stand or lectern, the base or stand is a 19th century addition, it has been made to fit exactly and has a small catch on the back to prevent the top section moving.

The top section has a small gallery at the lower edge to prevent books etc. slipping off, it has carving to the front and a large handsome iron lock plate. The base has turned legs an floor stretchers, and it has a moulded edge on three sides which secure the top in place.

The desk is in good condition for its age it is a very attractive piece and lends itself as a greeting station or similar as it looks lovely from all sides.

A good Gothic piece with an excellent patina.


Measurements

Desk is 34” high, 20” wide and 14” deep.

Declaration

Elmgarden has clarified that the 17th Century Carved Oak Bible Reading Slope Desk On Stand (TFN139 / LA68470) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 17th Century.

Condition

In showroom condition.

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