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Dollhouse miniature furniture Victorian Whatnot shelf in Mahogany by Iulia Chin Lee
Miniature furniture Victorian Mahogany whatnot shelf 1"scale by Iulia chin Lee
Dollhouse miniature furniture Victorian Whatnot shelf in walnut by Iulia Chin Lee
This Miniature American Whatnot Shelf is made in Walnut with five graduated shelves supported by intricately turned columns. The pierced pediment at the back of the top shelf is meticulously cut by hand.
The American Whatnot was very fashionable during the first half of the nineteenth century. Whatnots are now highly prized by collectors for displaying china, glassware and small ornaments.
This photo shows the side view of the miniature whatnot shelf. The shelves are of interesting serpentine curves. The miniature American Whatnot Shelf is 4 3/4" high, 2 1/2" wide and 3/4" deep for the lowest shelf.