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    Sale 7727

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    4 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

    A PAIR OF BLACK AND GILT-JAPANNED TWO-TIER BRASS ETAGERES

    BY MALLETT, MODERN

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BLACK AND GILT-JAPANNED TWO-TIER BRASS ETAGERES
    BY MALLETT, MODERN
    Each with square top with glazed panel between turned uprights on brass castors, with ivorine 'Mallett' label
    22¾ in. (58 cm.) high; 18¾ in. (47.5 cm.) wide (2)


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    This popular model of étagère is known to many collectors through the English Furniture dealers Mallett who have produced this form of table with various decorative panels inset into the top. Its restrained and elegant design may have originated from Maison Jansen (J. A. Abbott, Jansen, New York, 2006, p. 280). See also lots 36 and 59.

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