English Victorian Gothic Revival solid brass Eagle Lectern.
This is a magnificent Eagle Lectern of large size, made in solid brass throughout, finished with very fine detail.
The top part of the Lectern consists of an Eagle of high quality craftsmanship. The book rest is mounted at the back of the Eagle's wings, and is finished in Gothic style with arches and a stylised IHS.
The ball which the Eagle sits on is finished with a castellated edge, below which are four engraved shields depicting the four Evangelists.
The base part of the Lectern has much Gothic style engraving to each section.
The round base sits on four large lions, each of which rest on a rectangular base.
The overall height of the Lectern is 162cm; the maximum diameter across the lions feet at the base is 77cm.
The book rest measures 54cm x 37cm; the breadth of the Eagle is 63cm at its widest point.
This Victorian Gothic Revival Eagle Lectern has been completely cleaned and polished, and is presented in excellent condition.
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Price: £9,500 (US$13,300).
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