Hand Carved Egyptian Wood Folding Book Stand

Bidding Supports: KONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Kealakekua, HI)

Item Number
211
Value:
$200 USD
Online Close:
Jan 16, 2022 5:00 PM HST
Bid History:
3 Bids

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Description

A very unique ornate folding Egyptian book stand. Extremely well elaborated in the best of the Mideastern woodworking traditions. Wood inlay in a form of intricate geometric patterns and mother of pearl tear drop shaped incrustations and all hand made. It folds for storage, is stable when opened, great for display of books, magazines or anything else. Originally made to possibly hold the Quran or other Islamic scriptures

Item Special Note

All auction items are sold "as is" with no refunds available.

The winning bidder will be notified via email Monday (Jan. 24) and asked for his or her preference of receiving the awarded item (pickup or ship).

Items won during Kona Historical Society's 2022 Online Auction are available for pickup from the Society's Kalukalu Headquarters in Kealakekua for 90 days from close of auction. If items are not picked up by close of business on the 90th day (April 17, 2022), items are forfeit! No refunds will be granted for forfeit items.

In consideration of any state or local restrictions due to the pandemic, all arrangements to pick up items should be made in advance with Kona Historical Society and the winning bidder must follow all safety precautions, including wearing a face mask and maintaining 6 feet or more away from Society staff.