Offering for sale a wonderful antique papier mache corner wall shelf, 1890's or earlier, from England. This features black background on which are applied , decal style, the white and yellow daisies or sunflowers and even a butterfly ! The upper shelf itself is plain black top and bottom, with the hinges in good working order and the original metal hook and loop also in good condition. All the edges are gently scalloped with some of the original gold paint on the edges. There are hanging holes on both support pieces for corner mounting this beauty. There is a crack on the shelf, it is visible top and bottom, and appears to be strong and secure, we do not know if it ever was a complete break. The shelf of course folds flat for storage or shipping. It measures 10" tall and each side extends approximately 7" away from the corner.
Item ID: 20155