11363 AN INTERESTING MID GEORGIAN MAHOGANY TRIPOD OR READING STAND WITH ORIGINAL EXPOSED BALANCE WEIGHT English. Third Quarter Of The Nineteenth Century. Measurements: Height: 59″ (150 cm) Width: 26 3/4″ (68 cm).
Of mahogany. The three shaped legs of the tripod base are centered by a large domed balance weight. The long shaft of telescope form terminates in a cone shape finial. A ratcheted mechanism attaches to the large triangular book or music rest which has a ‘D’ molded edged shelf.