Repousse silver and silver gilt desk top book rest, Spain, mid 18th century


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Object Description

A fine desk top book rest, the wooden base and hinged book support with the original wood grain painted decoration and embellished with roupousse silver and silver gilt applied decoration incorporating a coat of arms and the Madonna and child flanked by a male and a female saint. Spain, baroque, mid 18th century.

Object Condition

Excellent condition with some paint losses, some replaced mouldings around the feet and lacking the original book rest supports.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44(0)7836 588776
+44 (0)7836 588776

Dealer Location

1A Ebner Street
SW18 1BT

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