Antique Treen 19thc Walnut Carved & Shaped Page Turner.  English C1820

Antique Treen 19thc Walnut Carved & Shaped Page Turner. English C1820

Code: MS 7349

Dimensions:

W: 2.6" (6.6 cm)L: 19" (48.3 cm)

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A fine example of a 19thc walnut page turner, with intricatly carved shapes that are bordered by fine incised lines.... the history of the page turner goes back as far as churches and synagogues where they were used to read Holy Books…they were used to do exactly what they imply turn pages in huge manuscripts and books......also much later newspapers.......excellent mellow colour and condition.

English. C1820-40.