Length: 10 1/2 inches, 26 cm
Width: 14 1/2 inches, 37 cm

Huanghuali book stand

China, Qing dynasty, 1644 - 1912

A book stand in huanghuali, one part hinged to be lifted and another part at the back also hinged to support it. The lifted part is carved with two dragonheads, the book stand is otherwise plain and shows the strongly figured grain of the wood.