Circa 1880.  One of a kind, small, hand painted Aesthetic Movement folding Shelf.  This wonderful example of Victorian Japanesque design, has everything a collector could want.  All original fine condition, this enameled and hand painted corner shelf is truly a work of art.  The inside panels have two painted scenes, featuring tall mountains and a vivid blue sky above a mountain path and bridge with a man walking with two pack animals.  The outside border around the painted panels are bright lovely flowers.  All the edges are scalloped and the top edge is lightly gilded.  Very fine original condition with some wear to the gilded edge.  All original hardware is brass and intact.  There are two original holes for mounting.  Each side is 5" wide and 7 1/2" tall.  Price $245.00

Item ID #0919

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