B1575 - Fabulous Antique French Water Gilded Empire Corner Display Plinth / Shelf 19th Century

This fabulous 19th Century antique French display shelf  / plinth would be perfect to create a special niche for a treasured piece.

It is made in wood and has a gorgous fascia carved with scrolled acanthus leaves in the Empire style. It is beautifully water gilded over plaster. The water gilding gives off a wonderful golden glow and shows delicious hints of the red bole beneath.

During it's life time the shelf has been modified to fit in a corner.  An extra piece of wood with two hanging loops has been expertly attached to the back. There is also a side piece attached to either end of the front of the shelf.

The plinth is in good antique condition & is sturdy. There is one old repair to one of the acanthus leaves (please see photos) and some distressing to the paint on the decorative back bracket and one of the acanthus leaves.

It measures :- 34 cm (13.4 inches) wide x 21 cm (8.25 inches) deep x 26 cm (10.25 inches) high.

This is a fabulous gilded shelf / plinth to enhance a special piece and another divine antique French find from La Belle Étoffe.

N.B   Any items photographed on the plinth are not included.

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  • Postage:-
  •                  France               18.00€
                     U.K. & Europe     27.00€
                     Rest of World      63.00€
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