A small and quaint Indian book rack made in Saharanpur, 19th century


An unusual wooden bookstand with original maker’s label of Alli Hasan, son of Ghalib Alli. Near Kothi Ahsanul Haq Bais. SAHARANPUR…. The overall length is 16 ins, the height 12½ ins and the depth of the shelf is 6½ ins. There is a little damage commensurate with age but this a strange little survival.     may29/1    SOLD 1st August 2022