Learn about Folio Stand

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 George IV rosewood folio stand, the adjustable folio stand supported on turned columns and spayed feet, raised on bun feet with recessed castors. Width 70.5 cm x. Depth 61 cm x. Height 108 cm

A large Victorian oak folio stand, with reeded frame and brass quadrant support, on square section columns and sledge feet. Width 122 cm. Depth 76 cm, 116 cm in diameter

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 rosewood artist's easel, converted from a folio stand, the adjustable easel on plain supports and down curved legs joined by a turned stretcher. Width 69 cm. Depth 69 cm. Height 161 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

William IV rosewood folio stand with slatted folding sections, end columns and out swept supports

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