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17th Century Renaissance Style Italian Chestnut Leggio Music Desk Lectern Table
Unique 17th Century Renaissance style leggio bookrest suitable as a reading, music desk or presentation lectern, as it is paired with and permanently mounted to the 19th century chestnut table base with similarly carved drawer, turned legs and crosspieces. The year "1662" is carved amidst a floral garland into the lower drop lid. Decorative engravings run the perimeter of both sides of the leggio. Top and lower hinged lids open to reveal the interior desk area containing 4 drawers beneath a shelf. Forged iron hinges and hardware, circa 1662. Measures: 26" width, 18.75" depth, 39.75" height (slopes to 35" height) Desk measures: Exterior with the lids closed, angled useable top surface 26" W x 11.5" H, top flat surface 26" W x 5.75" D, Interior with the lids opened, desk surface 23.5" W x 23" D at a height from floor of 28.5" (opened full depth from wall 23.75"), interior shelf 23.5" W x 5.75" D above 4 small drawers.
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- Date of Manufacture1662
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- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 39.75 in. x W 26 in. x D 18.75 in.H 100.97 cm x W 66.04 cm x D 47.63 cm
- Seller LocationEncinitas, CA
- Reference NumberLU1229215676111
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