Victorian Figured Walnut 3-Tier Etagere or 'What-Not' on Original Brass Casters
A superb mid-Victorian piece in excellent condition, of exquisite quality and lovely colour throughout and with outstanding figured walnut veneer, book-matched on the tiers, with elaborately scrolled fret-cut up-stands to the rear, finely-modelled bulb finials, three shaped tiers with cross-banded & bevelled edge trim, on turned, inverse-tapering and deeply-fluted supports for the top tier, on inverted & scrolled cabriole supports to the middle tier and boldly-modelled bulb supports to the lower tier, on tapering feet with the original brass shoes & casters, this spectacular etagere or 'what-not' will impress in the most elegant and tastefully-appointed homes, fully-deserving of the admiring attention it will certainly attract.
Max. Width at Lowest Tier 84.5cm x Max. Depth 46.25cm (33.25" x 18.25")
Height to Lowest Tier 22.75cm (9"), to Middle Tier 59.25cm (23.25") & Top Tier 94.75cm (37.25")
O/All Height 103cm (40.5")
This piece dates from the second half of the 19thC, around 1860-80, so you may expect the mature character & patina of age, together with very minor wear & tear commensurate with normal use but, otherwise, it's in excellent, clean & sound condition and is ready to use in your home.
THE DELIVERY COST WILL VARY, DEPENDING ON THE BUYER'S LOCATION AND IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE SELLING PRICE OF THE ITEM
I will deliver this item myself for £15 only within a 25 mile radius of Brackley in Northamptonshire, £35 only within a radius of 26-50 miles or up to £75 only within a radius of 51-100 miles. Where possible, I will quote at commercial rates for distances over 100 miles or try www.shiply.com for couriers with part loads but, in all cases where you are considering a purchase, please let me have your PostCode so I may confirm the delivery cost. Alternatively, you are welcome to collect the item yourself.
I am open to enquiries from outside the UK and I can arrange shipment to the USA & Europe. However, please bear in mind that shipping costs may be prohibitive and will include my own expenses.
I accept payment by PayPal but generally I prefer Cash upon Delivery/Collection.
This item may be viewed, by appointment, at Brackley in Northamptonshire, UK.