4 March 2004,
Price realised GBP 1,554
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY THREE-TIER ETAGERE
LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Each rectangular tier crossbanded in tulipwood, the turned supports with pineapple finials, on castors, inscribed in pencil on the underside '14/2/38'
27½ in. (70 cm.) high; 14½ in. (37 cm.) wide; 12¼ in. (31 cm.) deep
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