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Custom Display Stands for Decorative Arts Objects

The George Glazer Gallery offers custom stands for pocket globesgavels, collectibles, coral and minerals, and various small decorative arts objects. Each is handcrafted by a maker of displays and mounts for major museums, dealers and collectors nationwide.

Generally the stands are in a simple Modernist style with black Plexiglas rectangular bases.  Additional options include clear Plexiglas covers and brass hand-lettered label plates.  Each stand is custom designed and handmade to complement the object as well as support and preserve it.  Prices vary, generally ranging from $100 to $750 each.  For a price quote on a custom base, please inquire. Shown here are some examples of our custom stands.

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Description

Pocket Globe: The intricate map gores on a three-inch diameter pocket globe and its case are displayed while protected from dust and handling. Each is mounted on a brass armature that holds it securely, while being easily removable. One armature holds the case open, while the other raises the globe on a simple half meridian and stem. Shown above from different sides, and with a plexiglas lid.

Irregularly Shaped Souvenir: A conforming mold on black base holds a piece of relic wood from the USS Constitution. It can be lifted out of the base to view.

Gavel: For desk or shelf display, the gavel is held at an angle above a round disk simulating a pounding block, giving it the dynamic appearance of being in mid-motion. The gavel rests on two wire rods, and can easily be removed for use. The stands shown here also have hand-stamped metal label plates.

Souvenir Cable: A 19th century souvenir of a four-inch section of the first transatlantic cable “floats” about an inch above the black base on a T-shaped wire support.

Coral and Minerals: A large piece of white coral rests in a custom fitted armature that slots into a black base. The coral is removable.