A wooden stand with open slatted adjustable leaf supports that form a "V" when open, designed for storing unmounted prints, drawings, watercolours maps etc. They were usually made in mahogany and in use in England from the Georgian to the Victorian periods.
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An early Victorian mahogany folio stand, circa 1850 the ratcheted railed sides supported on twin pedestal supports terminating in splayed legs joined by a turned stretcher on bun feet 117 cm high, 76 cm wide, 69 cm deep. Property from the Collection of Dam
A near pair of late Regency rosewood folio stands, with adjustable ratcheted sides on trellis end supports United by turned stretchers on gilt metal lion paw feet and castors. Width 73 cm. Depth 69 cm. Height 110 cm
A William IV rosewood folio stand, the arched pierced adjustable top with brass hinges above a three division canterbury base on carved scrolled acanthus leaf carved base. Width 90 cm. Depth 56 cm. Height 126 cm
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