A wood étagère with five shelves. Each shelf has a scalloped front edge and a higher, more detailed scalloped back edge. There are two finials on the outside corners of the four lower shelves; however the finial on the left side of the bottom shelf is broken. The top shelf has three finials, two on the outside corners and one in the back corner. The étagère has wear marks throughout and some discoloration.
This is a rectangular off-white paper certificate of sale between H.S. Trowbridge and J.& P. N. Hanna.
Obverse: The certificate is dated "Febru 16 1875" in the top right corner. The central printed text reads "Bought of J. & P.N. Hanna/ Importers of/ Woodberry Cotton Duck, Flax Canvas, Ravens etc./ All Widths of Cotton Canvas/ Grain [illegible] Wool Bags, Flax Fleece & Cotto Twines, Roofing, Sheathing & Boiler Felt./ Nos. 308 & 310 Davis Street/ Lith. G.T. Brown & Co.S.F." There is a stamp in blue ink running verticley along the left hand margin that reads "Egarton, Allen & Co./ Feb 17 1875/ San Francisco."