This highly decorative antique wooden hat block which is in the form of a top hat dates from the 19th century and has a fabulous patina and look.
This scarce top hat block would have originally been used to make and shape top hats. This unusual and handsome piece has now been mounted on a display stand and makes a stunning display piece.
The wood hat block is 19th century. The stand is antique also but has later fittings.
It`s in a wonderful decorative antique condition with signs of use in keeping with age. The usual pin holes, splits, cracks and lots of age related wear leaving a wonderful patina and look.
It would make great finishing decoration touch to a home or maybe a restaurant or a bar.