Mabef French Sketch Box Easel M22 *Adjusts to any angle flat to vertical *Maximum canvas height 34-1/4" *The United States market has been flooded with thousands of Chinese made versions of this easel. The Chinese imports are very well made and durable but when compared to this brand it is quite evident that the Chinese version is mass produced by unskilled laborers. The Mabef easel is a top of the line Sketch Box easel, made in Italy by skilled craftsmen. The quality far surpasses the Chinese imports. If you can afford it, its worth the extra expense. Constructed of stain-resistant oiled beechwood.Features a tin lined drawer with adjustable metal dividers to customize the compartments for brushes, paints and other supplies. Includes a wooden palette and a genuine leather handle for easy carrying. Ideal for oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor painting. Accomodates canvasses up to 34-1/4" in flat or upright position with a simple adjustable canvas holder. Weighs 13 lbs. This easel can be shipped by UPS for $14.95 anywhere in the 48 contiguous states. Assembly required. Special Offer...50% Off Mfg List Price!