This lectern (reading desk) is made out of bronze in an antique style. It has a design of an eagle with its wings open resting on the desk in the center, on each side is a candlestick. The base of the lectern is supported by seated dogs.
The Art Journal The Industry of All Nations Illustrated Catalogue (London, England: Bradbury and Evans, 1851)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman