Offered for sale is a rare matched pair of 19th century Victorian Aesthetic Movement ebonized corner wall brackets or shelves attributed to the workshop of George Alfred Schastey. The three serpentine shelves are supported with pierced scrolled panels decorated with hexafoil carvings and contrasting panels of cherry wood.
George Alfred Schastey designed similar pieces for Arabella Yarrington Worsham for her West 54th Street home in New York City. These pieces are now displayed at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in her native city of Richmond.
The tops and bases are enhanced with broken arches and drop finials, both are in excellent condition with minor restorative carving, circa 1890.
Size: 36" Height x 18" Width x 12" Depth
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