Papier Mache Lion Shelf

Interesting Victorian papier mache hanging shelf with cut out full standing lions on each side.  The shaped top and middle lion support are both hinged.  The lions have hairy manes, long tails and open mouths with red tongues.  There is an aesthetic design at the top and bottom.  It has a black lacquered background.  Two holes are drilled under the shelf to assist in attaching it to the wall.  A most interesting piece!   Circa:  1880.   Dimensions:  14.5″H  x  14.5W  x  8″D.  Condition:  Good original patina to the paint with some light crazing and normal wear.  Price:  $795   SPECIAL SALE PRICE:  $395OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA