13.1 Unusual Wooden Pocket Watch Stand in the style of Carlo Bugatti. Circa 1880

This is a highly individual and unusual pocket watch stand The stand has a large round base decorated with stepped sides and a circular groove on the upper part. The base supports two back struts and one central strut with ornate turned detailing. The two back struts lead upwards and support a round wooden mount set with a metal frame and hook, which supports the watch. The lower part of the stand has the central strut attached to the base and two further arms which in turn support little cups. All the struts and arms are decorated with turned detailing and the whole stand is in the style of Carlos Bugatti The stand measures 150mm wide on the base x 175mm high. The stand is in 80% mint condition some minor damage but still a most unusual piece

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