Italian lectern, 19th Century


Moulded and carved olive wood lectern, pierced decoration of foliaged scrollwork, birds, facing animals and medallions with marquetry of figures wearing traditional attire. Fitted with two panel doors revealing a central beveled rectangular mirror within a mini-mosaic dyed wood frame and two side beveled oval mirrors. Bearing the inscription “Souvenir” on the book rest.

Italian, Second Half-19th Century.

Dimensions of closed lectern:
Height: 43 cm (17 in.) - Width: 20,6 cm (8 in.) - Depth: 3 cm (1 in.).

Dimensions of opened lectern:
Width: 31,7 cm (12-1/2 in.) - Depth: 24 cm (9-1/2 in.).

Few minor cracks.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2012110178