Antique French Wirework Letter Tray with Cast Iron Bird Paperweight

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This antique wirework letter tray is a wonderful piece of French history, dating from the early part of the twentieth Century.

With lovely wirework detail, this letter rack is expertly made with a spring action lever which keeps letters and papers safe, weighted down by a small cast iron bird which has lovely detail of feathers engraved on it. The tray itself also stands on four cast iron bun feet.

The letter rack is in excellent condition and full working order. The only signs of age are some general wear to each of the feet, and some odd marks and wear to the bird too. In my view, these add to the patina of the piece.

Ideal to help keep you organised in a modern home office, it will also add a touch of historic French class to your workspace.

Width, 20cm; Depth, 19cm; Height, 8cm. The tray will hold letters which are 18cm squared in size.

UK delivery £5.00 via Royal Mail, please ask for an international quote.




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