Wonderful antique 19th century to early 1900s Black Forest hand carved 17" telescoping desk or table top book rack, fabulous condition with reticulated foliage & two chamois or mountain goat figures! A fine piece, remarkable detail to the carved side panels and all in great shape! These are used to hold and display a collection of leather bound books, the sides slide out to a total expanded length of 24"! Great detail, that undeniable Black Forest decorative appeal and fabulous condition!
Very good-excellent condition. A tiny chip or two possible but nothing large or really worth mentioning...amazing considering the extent of the carving and all those thin, delicate reticulated portions. See pictures for measurements.
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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