• Item: Book stand
• Circa: 1910 – 1920
• Period: Edwardian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Mahogany
• 2 levels
• 4 compartments per tier
• Moulded top
• Straight vertical supports
• Central square support column
• Fully service & functioning revolving mechanism
• Splayed mahogany feet
• Original brass & mug castors
• Solid in joint
• Stunning colour & patination
• Excellent quality
• Original condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a fine quality antique English Edwardian solid mahogany revolving bookcase, circa 1910 – 1920, in good original condition. The bookcase features a square moulded top, above two tiers of bookshelves. Each tier is divided into four sections, one for each side of the stand, for storing books. The shelves and top are supported one a square central support column, as well as straight, simple vertical splats. The bookstand rotates on its original swivel mechanism, which has been serviced and is fully functional. The stand is raised on four splayed mahogany legs, which rest on the original steel & mug castors. The stand is solid in joint and ready to use.
The bookstand exhibits a rich brown mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This bookstand would complement any home, especially the living room, office or study. It would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height = 88.4cm or 34⅞” or 2ft 10⅞”
Width = 48.8cm or 19¼” or 1ft 7¼”
Depth = 49.4cm or 19¾” or 1ft 7¾”
Upper tier shelf height = 26.5cm or 10½”
Lower tier shelf height = 31cm or 12⅛” or 1ft ⅛”
Book compartment width = 28.3cm or 11⅛”
Book compartment depth = 16cm or 6¼”
This Edwardian revolving bookcase is in good original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The bookcase has been traditionally French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop. There are no breaks to the vertical splats. The revolving mechanism has been cleaned in our workshops and is fully functional, with no breaks or damaged to the mechanism. The central column and legs are solid and the steel & mug castors are original. The stand has a lovely warm colour and patination. This bookstand is well constructed, solid in joint, sits firm on the ground and is ready to use.
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