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A Tunbridge Ware sliding book stand, having micro mosaic decoration, made of solid rosewood. The base extends with a sliding action with a folding hinged flap to each end, inlaid with a micro-mosaic rose and floral designs in various woods on a golden sycamore background. The border has stringing in holly and sycamore. The whole has a pleasing colour and retains a patination.


English Circa 1880


Width open: 18 inches (46 cm.)


10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) Wide 5 in. (12.5 cm.) Deep 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) High

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