19th Century Napoleon III Ebonized Bookshelf Étagère


Dramatic 19th century French bookshelf or étagère featuring an ebonized case decorated with gilt string inlay. The piece has three glass shelves supported by bronze mounted neoclassical columns. Constructed in the French Napoleon III or Second Empire taste with bronze trim borders and gilt accents. From an estate in San Francisco, CA. Retailers stamp from London, England on back.

Dimensions: 43"w x 16.5"d x 55"h

Circa: Late 19th/Early 20th Century, Europe

Materials: Wood, Bronze, Glass

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Good joinery with age appropriate wear and fading. Originally attached to a wall on the back.

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