A French term, denoting a set of either wall-hanging, free-standing or corner shelves, designed for display of treasured objects. The term is also used to describe a small table with several tiers. They were made in many styles and are sometimes miror-backed rather than open. The equivalent English item is the whatnot.
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An antique inlaid etagere in tulipwood and burr walnut, later 19th century, with a serpentine rectangular profile, the three tiers with quarter veneer walnut panels surrounded by wide tulipwood cross banded borders with gilt bronze trims, the top inlaid wi
An inlaid rosewood and gilded bronze etagere, later 19th century. The delightful etagere with a shaped quarter veneer top trimmed with a pierced gallery with a reserved floral spray in blonde timbers, turned and fluted ebonised supports to a conforming und
A French Louis XVI style etagere, of crossbanded walnut inlaid with satinwood florals; configured as two tiers of oblong shape with serpentine outline, one smaller above one larger, raised on slender cabriole legs with gilt metal mounts. 71 cm x 49 cm x 88
A Victorian walnut kidney shape etagere, the upper tier with a cast brass gallery raised upon four turned and carved columns from a conforming base with a shaped drawer in the apron, the back section with a panel of fretwork design; raised on short turned
A French Galleried and tiered etagere in fine timbers, circa 1890, kidney shaped and finely embellished with rosewood, kingwood and satinwood in a fan shaped foliate inlay to both tiers on ebonized, reeded and turned tapering legs. Height 78 cm. Width 46 c
A mid Victorian burr walnut canterbury/etagere, circa 1870, with a scroll and foliate pierced gallery and conforming vasiform side supports, the lower section with turned and horizontal dividers over a concave base drawer and upon small capped legs and bra
A French Louis XVI style walnut and gilt etagere. Two tier, each with a scalloped edge, with raised gilt water lilies and swallow in relief and curved carved supports. 82 cm high, 71 cm wide, 53 cm deep.
A French 19th century Napoleon III ebonised and boulle three-tier etagere the top tier with ormolu gallery above two conforming lower tiers on four sabre-curved supports with ormolu sabots. Height 78 cm. Width 38 cm.
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