Late medieval English lectern stand
W 17.5" × H 17.5" × D 43.75"
Stock # Marh246
Late medieval English lectern stand with a spiralled, â€œrope-workâ€ carved shaft supported by a crucifom base. Probably made for use during the reading of scripture and the liturgies in a parish church, England, oak, c. 1480. Book-rest lost and cruciform supports reduced in length. Undisturbed dry grey surface consistent with centuries of use in a parish church.