• Item: Duet Stand / Lectern
• Circa: 1780 – 1800
• Period: George III
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid oak
• Duet configuration
• Triangular block rotates (also detachable)
• Shaped book-rest upstand
• Ring turned centre column
• Splayed scribe carved tripod base
• Cabriole tripod base
• Pad feet
• Solid in joint
• Vernacular / country design
• Stunning colour & patination
• Excellent quality
• Original condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a fine quality antique English George III solid oak country duet stand, ideal for use a music or book stand / lectern, circa 1780 – 1800, in excellent original condition. Of vernacular / country design, it comprises a rotating triangular hollow block, with shaped book-rest upstand, the stand can accommodate large books or sheet music on either side. The triangular block is detachable from the stem to enable easy movement or transport of the item. The triangular block sits on a substantial ring turned oak central column, supported by three cabriole legs, secured by it’s original steel bracket underneath, terminating on pad feet. The stand has been cleaned and wax polished to a professional standard in our workshop.
The music stand exhibits a rich dark brown 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 music stand would complement any home, specifically a library, study or music room. 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 = 129.9cm or 51⅛” or 4ft 3⅛”
Width = 63.5cm or 25” or 2ft 1”
Depth = 63.5cm or 25” or 2ft 1”
Bookrest Height = 33.7cm or 13¼” or 1ft 1¼”
Bookrest Width = 55.4cm or 21⅞”
Bookrest Ledge Depth = 2.6cm or 1” / 1.8cm or ¾”
This is a fine quality antique English George III solid oak country duet stand, ideal for use a music or book stand / lectern, circa 1780 – 1800, in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The stand has been cleaned and wax polished to a professional standard in our workshop.
The column and triangular block are solid and the feet are original. The feet retain its original steel supporting bracket underneath, which is nice to see. The stand has a lovely warm colour and patination. The stand has been cleaned and wax polished to a professional standard in our workshop. This stand is well constructed and is of substantial form, solid in joint, sits firm on the ground and is ready to use.
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