Book Porter

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2132/19: A mid-19th century solid mahogany BOOK STAND (or sometimes known as a Book "Porter"). Beautifully made with a tall baluster-turned gallery; "S" shaped terminals and with twin carrying handles, the purpose of a 'porter' was for staff to carry books from the library to the master, elsewhere in the house. 16ins wide; 8ins deep.

c.1840

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£580