Vintage brass magazine rack, decorated with a shield, knight and folage, 1930`s ca, English.This item has been gently cleaned while respecting the vintage patina and is ready to use. This magazine rack with embossed heraldic patterns is kept modern with its minimal form. It would make a fun & practical addition to a range of interiors such as Art Deco, Traditional, Mid-century, Industrial or Contemporary. Structurally one sheet of reinforced brass is bent into 3 sides. The ends are left open to keep the design `light` & modern. The arched handle and scrolling feet are complementary modern details. At the centre of each side is an embossed coat of arms consisting of two mythical `martlets` either side a gothic cross. The bottom of the crest has a checkered pattern. At the top there is a profile of a knight decorated by scrolling acanthus leaves. The edge is outlined with a stylised heart pattern trimmed with a rope pattern banding. The rest of the brass sheet has a hammered finish, this enhances the polished & reflective tone. Inside this rack is lacquered brown and there is an arching tubular handle in brass which secures to the base. The base is also lacquered brown and is stamped `Made in England`. Screwed to the bottom are two bands of brass which make up the 4 scrolled feet. This vintage magazine rack is in very good condition with a gently aged patina and minor marks in line with age. Packing is offered free of charge. We take special professional care in packing. For safe transport this piece would be bubble wrapped & boxed, ideal for posting.