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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 803 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ETAGERE, a piece of light furniture very similar to the English what-not, which was extensively made in France during the latter part of the 18th century. As the name implies, it consists of a series of stages or shelves for the reception of ornaments or other small articles. Like the what-not it was very often corner-wise in shape, and the best Louis XVI. examples in exotic woods are exceedingly graceful and elegant.
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ESZTERGOM (Ger. Gran; Lat. Strigonium)

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