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19th c. Shelf (SOLD)

19th c. Shelf (SOLD)

A quaint 19th c. hanging corner shelf with a heavily scalloped and tapered profile.

 

Constructed of pine wood with iron machine cut round nail joining. Three graduated shelves sit atop applied ledgers. Each backboard is pierced with a teardrop and inverted heart shaped cutout.

 

A fantastic pigmented varnish is applied over a dark stain showing a heavily crazed surface with craquelure.

 

Excellent condition with trivial wear from in-period use. VA origin. Ca. 1890. 25"T x 9"D.

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