Antique Canterbury Reading Table, English, Walnut, Lectern, Orator, Regency
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Our Stock # 18.9028
This is an antique articulated reading table. An English, walnut Canterbury lectern with riser, dating to the Regency period, circa 1820.Articulates through several positions, with useful storage below Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order Select walnut stocks present fine grain interest Warm caramel hues beam beneath a quality wax polish finish Arranged with a suite of features perfect for the orator or conductor Generously proportioned lectern top, with removable paper rest Adjusts for angle and rake across two segmented risers Useful drawer to the side, dressed with a circular brass pull over foliate backplate Storage gallery shelf ideal for quickly swapping pages of speeches or notes Distinctive folio sleeves to the base in the Canterbury fashion Riding upon a quartet of brass castors beneath slender circular legs
This is a striking antique articulated reading table, graced with an appealing suite of functions to suit the reader or public speaker. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 52cm (20.5'')
Max Depth: 38.5cm (15.25'')
Lowered Height: 81.5cm (32'')
Height with 1st Bracket Raised: 105cm (41.25'')
Height with 2nd Bracket Raised: 106.5cm (42'')
Lectern Width: 50cm (19.75'')
Lectern Depth: 35cm (13.75'')
Drawer Width: 31.5cm (12.5'')
Drawer Depth: 39.5cm (15.5'')
Drawer Height: 4cm (1.5'')
W: 52cm (20.5")H: 81cm (31.9")D: 38cm (15")L: 52cm (20.5")
Hele, United Kingdom
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