Learn about Bijouterie Table (table Vitrine, Display Table)

A bijouterie table is designed to store and display a collection of small valuable items. In French usuage, a bijouterie magasin refers to a jewellery shop. Bijouterie tables are also called table vitrines, and display tables.

Learn about Vitrine

A French word for a display cabinet, from the French 'vitre', or glass, and usually applied to a display cabinet of French origin. They were introduced in a modest way in 18th century France and became popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Some vitrines have a mirrored back allowing viewing of both the back and front of the objects displayed. They are often embellished with ormolu mounts and painted or lacquered panels, and the style was copid in England in the late 19th century when the Louis XV style was in vogue.
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A small unusual Edwardian mahogany hexagonal display table, with panelled glass door and back, two open triangular side shelves and six slender splayed legs. 65 x 40 x 69 cm

A small satinwood glazed and painted vitrine display table, French, 19th century, 72 cm high, 62 cm wide, 37 cm deep

An Edwardian satinwood vitrine display table; 74 cm, 48 cm 36 cm

A Louis XV style metal mounted Bijouterie table, 55 x 40 x 73 cm

An English Sheraton Revival oval mahogany table vitrine supported on square tapered legs and x stretcher. 72 cm high, 80 cm wide,58 cm deep.

A rare New Zealand colonial period dark stained kauri table vitrine, of French style with a glazed and lined serpentine top, elegant slender carved cabriole legs terminating in pad feet. 68 cm x 48 cm x 73 cm

A Georgian mahogany table vitrine with fret work & one drawer, 90 x 40 x 40 cm

A Sheraton Revival mahogany horizontal display table, of oval form with boxwood stringing on square tapering legs. 70 cm high, 60 cm wide

Timber display table, with a glazed display section and small drawer, 67 x 42.5 cm, 71 cm high.

Edwardian mahogany Sheraton Revival Bijouterie table with quatrefoil hinged lid on slender splayed legs joined by a shaped undertier

An Edwardian mahogany and inlaid Sheraton style 'Bijouterie' display table. The top has an eight sided glazed display case with lift up lid. Note: tables like these are used to display jewellery, military medals and small precious objects. Height 71 cm; to

An Empire style burr walnut veneered vitrine table. Height 74 cm. Width 82 cm

A mahogany table vitrine of French style with two small drawers, turned and fluted column supports and platform base, the shaped top with bevelled glass and thumbnail moulded edge, the interior lined with deep buttoned red brocade. 60 cm x 40 cm x 80 cm

A Louis XVI style mahogany horizontal vitrine. Rectangular form with glass top and sided on tapering legs with ormolu mounts. 71 cm high, 60 cm wide, 45 cm deep.

A Boulle display table, French, third quarter 19th century the rectangular glazed top above a serpentine frieze centered by a mask, raised on cabriole legs, the whole with scrolling inlaid brass strap work and gilt bronze mounts and sabots, 72.5 cm wide, 4

A French Louis XVI style oval gilt display table, the oval with inset top above a pierced carved frieze on fluted tapering legs with 'X' stretcher. 77 cm high, 70 cm wide 50 cm deep

A Sheraton Revival mahogany horizontal vitrine table, with a hinged glass top and glazed sides on square tapering legs terminating in brass castors

Early display table. Ornately carved. Sliding display section under glass top. Height 74 width 82 Depth 55 cm

An Edwardian mahogany vitrine display table of rectangular serpentine form, the glazed hinged lid above the glazed side panel display section, shaped legs, the open base with lower conforming shelf.61 x 41 x 750. See inside back cover.

A satinwood vitrine table, with a circular hinged glazed top, decorated throughout with flowers and leaves supported on tapering slender legs, 70 cm high

Sheraton Revival oval glass topped display table. Velvet lined display area, kidney shaped shelf underneath. Inlaid banding to top and legs. Key available. Length 60 cm. Diameter 42 cm. Height 76 cm

Late Victorian mahogany curio table hinged glazed top with outset corners on square tapering legs with brass spade feet, the whole outlined with brass stringing

An Edwardian satinwood and tulipwood banded bijouterie table, the corners inlaid with thuya wood oval panels on square tapering legs United with an x-stretcher. Width 71 cm. Depth 46 cm. Height 77 cm

A Louis XV style bijouterie table, veneered in kingwood, with bevelled glass and ormolu mounts, circa 1900. Width 58 cm. Depth 32 cm. Height 73 cm

A Sheraton style mahogany rectangular small two tier display table, having brass mounts, original plush interior and square tapering supports to a panelled platform base. London

Victorian boxwood inlaid mahogany bijouterie table, c.1870 the circular hinged top, enclosing a display well, the deep serpentine apron fitted with a selection of bevelled glazed panels, all resting on cabriole supports with gilt metal appliques and sabots

19th c. French rosewood bijouterie table with marquetry inlay & ormolu mounts

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