B839 - Gorgeous Antique French Red Velvet Plinth / Display Stand, Napoleon III, C1860
This is an absolutely gorgeous antique French oval plinth / display stand dating from the Napoleon III era C1860. It would probably originally have had a glass dome standing on it. This could now be replaced or the stand could be used for a statue or to display jewellery, or ......
The plinth is made of wood and is covered in red silk velvet. The velvet is in excellent condition retaining it's original fantastic pile and vibrant colour. It is very tactile as the silk content of the textile can be felt and it is hard to resist stroking it.
This exceptional plinth has excellent weight (3.5 kg) and is a good size being over 50 cm wide.
It is in excellent condition with just a little wear to the pile of the velvet on the edges.
It measures :- 50.5 cm (19.75 inches) wide x 30 cm (11.75 inches) deep x 8 cm (3 inches) high.
This is a fabulous atmospheric piece to enhance a display and another divine antique French find from La Belle Étoffe.
Please note that the items photographed on the plinth are not included.
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