24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A MID-VICTORIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY ETAGERE
BY CHARLES MELLIER & CO., CIRCA 1870
The rectangular hinged top enclosing a mahogany-lined compartment, above two tiers, the central tier with four pull-out slides, between turned baluster legs, the underside branded 'C.MELLIER&CO.'
30 in. (76 cm.) high; 21¾ in. (55 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) deep
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Messrs. Charles Mellier & Co. were celebrated for their fine reproductions of antique French furniture and were amongst the English manufacturers who exhibited at the 1904 St. Louis International Exhibition.
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