[Germany]: Not signed by maker, No date [c. 1890]. Ephemera no binding. [BOOKRACK]. 17 ½” long x 7” wide, sliding open to 24 ¼” long; adjustable sliding rack; 2 brass hinges; 2 button stops on bottom; 5 three-dimensional oak leaves and three acorns each side; fine. Fine. Item #1445
Lovely hand-carved walnut folding bookrack that is both decorative and suitable to hold small treasured book volumes. Sometimes called Black Forest carving, pieces like this are often also made in Switzerland. This piece is exceptional in its workmanship and quality.