Le Louvre French Antiques

1400 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX 75207
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Code 318-51
Small 18th Century Italian Giltwood Eagle Bookholder or Stand

From the 1700’s, this hand carved Italian eagle is holding a cartouche with his right foot while his left foot clutches the platform beneath him.  We believe this platform would have been placed into another element as there is a hole going all the way through for a peg to go into that element.  The elements on the back of the eagle are in the shape of a small book holder or candlestick stand.

This beautifully hand carved Italian Eagle can be placed on any surface as an accessory.

CONDITION:  Good strong antique condition with distressed finish as seen in photos (chips, losses). Some areas with loss of gilt have been touched up.

H=15 3/4, W=17 1/2, D=11
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