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Antique Furniture: sofa -- what is it/value?, Duncan Phyfe style sofa
Duncan Phyfe style sofa: Hi Lee Ann, Thanks for your question regarding your Duncan Phyfe style sofa. Not being able to physically examine the sofa leaves me at a disadvantage, but from what I am able to see, it does not appear to be a period sofa, but an adaptation of an early...

Antique Furniture: springs for chair, antique furniture, recline
antique furniture, recline, rocking chair: i need to see the whole spring set up full view then close and in focus shots of the different mechanisms. you have to check alignment. check to see if a spring is broken, has been re positioned, the wood frame tight with no slack, everything has to be...

Antique Furniture: Stick & Ball Chair, nail holes, cane seat
nail holes, cane seat, ball chair: does not affect time or value. it is as i assumed. what to do with the seating; i would probably replace the fabric cover rather than recane. If it is hand woven-which you would know if there is a series of holes in the wood surrounding the large opening...

Antique Furniture: Thomasville Buffet/China Cabinet, Thomasville Buffet/China Cabinet
Thomasville Buffet/China Cabinet: Hi Heather, After viewing your photo of the Thomasville Buffet/China Cabinet I would have to say that it would take an acquired to find a new home for this piece. I am not so sure what the market is in California these days, but here on the east coast...

Antique Furniture: Thomasville Gate Leg table: Inherited, Thomasville Gate Leg table
Thomasville Gate Leg table: Hi Nikki, Thomasville furniture is a lower end furniture company, when compared to companies like Baker, Kindel or Kittinger. Your table was most likely made in the 1940 s and made of Cherry wood. Today, there are literally thousands of pre-owned...

Antique Furniture: Value and Name of Dining Room Furniture, mahogany veneers, dining room furniture
mahogany veneers, dining room furniture, feet under table: if it was mine and i were in your situation, i would donate somewhere it would do someone some good. honestly, fooling around with auction selling--unless you are selling a load of things, consignment, yard sale and all that is way more trouble than it is...

Antique Furniture: vanity, 1940's Vanity with Mirror
1940's Vanity with Mirror: Hi David, Due to the poor quality of your photo s, it is hard for me to tell the overall condition of your vanity. What I can tell you is that it is not a piece that is going to command much money, even if it were in perfect condition. The cost to...

Antique Furniture: vintage cedar lined chest, walnut veneer, cedar lined chest
walnut veneer, cedar lined chest, colonial revival: i just found the pictures you just sent. th wood is walnut on the front, probably a walnut veneer, the est would be walnut on the exterior as well. this was used a lot in the 1920s. now seeing how clean it is and what good condition the exterior and...

Antique Furniture: Weiman side tables, Weiman Lamp Tables circa 1940's
Weiman Lamp Tables circa 1940's: Hi Mathew, Weiman Furniture Co. was in business in Rockford, Illinois, beginning in the early 1940s or before. It became a division of Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc., in 1979. My guess is that your tables date from the late 1940 s and I would assign...

Antique Furniture: worth repairing?, chippendale style, head screws
chippendale style, head screws, philips head: technically not an antique but so what, it was made before or during ww2 probably. style is both queen anne and chippendale style. need closer and in focus picture to see wood grain. the more i look at the pictures the better i like it. do have it refinished...

Antique Furniture: Year and Value of Settee, Jacobean Revival Style Settee
Jacobean Revival Style Settee: Hi Matt, I remember this style of furniture, as a young boy growing up, because my parents had a pair of hand-me-down chairs in the same style. While I never knew who made them, their appearance was strange looking to me compared to the rest of my parents...

Antique Furniture: 1800's Desk, late 19th century secretary
late 19th century secretary: Hi Don, What I can tell you is that far more desirable and important secretaries from the 18th century would struggle to bring $80.000. ! The market in the past several years has changed considerably and I feel that your secretary desk, if offered...

Antique Furniture: Antique or Reproduction Dining Table, Reproduction Dining Table
Reproduction Dining Table: Hi Danielle, While I can not say what company make your table, is appears to be of a 40 s to 50 s vintage, not antique and not particularly of high quality with all the carving being done on a duplicator machine making it a more crude example then if it...

Antique Furniture: antique rocker, platform rocker, comfortable chairs
platform rocker, comfortable chairs, google: check the metal casting holding the springs on the platform. there may be a patnet date on the casting. this will tell you, if the springs are original, the earliest it would have been made. these are called by several names and were made from about 1875...

Antique Furniture: Antique Secretary, Lat 19th Century Secretary
Lat 19th Century Secretary: Dear Kathy, Today s values for a secretary desk like yours depend on what part of the country you are located. Pricing can vary. In the mid-Atlantic region where pieces like your secretary are a glut on the market, with very little interest. At one...

Antique Furniture: Antique secretary, brown mahogany, mahogany color
brown mahogany, mahogany color, antique mahogany: http://www.rubylane.com/item/578262-rk218/Mahogany-Secretary-Bookcase-Fitted-Interior you may find this helpful. it is one i have for sale. i recommend that you keep it as is but buy toluene free Briwax in the antique mahogany color and wax the desk...

Antique Furniture: Antique table ?, Fine reproduction Mahogany Pembroke Table
Fine reproduction Mahogany Pembroke Table: Hi Penelope, Thanks for sending in your question regarding your recent garage sale find. While I have answered many questions for folks looking for history and values for their finds, I have to tell you that your find is one of the better ones I have...

Antique Furniture: Antique Table, Late 19th Century Ocassional Table
Late 19th Century Ocassional Table: Hi Gayle, Your table, dating to the 1880 s to 1900 is of modest factory construction and could have been made by any number of furniture manufacturer s at that time. From what I can see it is in average fair condition and I am not sure whey there ...

Antique Furniture: Antique? Vintage? Bedroom Set, briwax, surface condition
briwax, surface condition, side rails: 1930s set called waterfall style. i cannot read the label but with a well lit photo perhaps i can. it would be interesting. The veneers are mahogany on the surfaces. There appears to be some surface condition issues but that will probably clean up...

Antique Furniture: Antique wooden corner chair, Reproduction Corner Chair
Reproduction Corner Chair: Hi Tristan, After reviewing the photo you sent in for the corner chair, It is my belief that it is not an antique chair, but a more recent reproduction of an 18th century Chippendale or Rococo style corner chair of Indonesian origin. The market as...

Antique Furniture: Berkey & Gay Twin set, Berkey & Gay Twin set
Berkey & Gay Twin set: Dear Amber, After viewing your photo of your beds. I am unable to see the exact amount of damage you are referring to, which could cost more to repair correctly than the beds are worth. Since they are not what I would call desirable, it would perhaps...

Antique Furniture: Bernhardt Furniture III, 1920's Jacobean style dinng furniture
1920's Jacobean style dinng furniture: Hi John, To answer your questions, what you have are pieces that were made in the Jacobean style which was very popular in the 1900 s to 1920 s , prior to the Colonial Revival period. Your one piece is commonly referred to as a Sideboard, a Server,...

Antique Furniture: Bernhardt Furniture, 1920's Jacobean style dining furniture
1920's Jacobean style dining furniture: Hello again, To answer your question for value, since I gave you a previous brief history on the style of furniture, the table is worth about $300. and the the smaller server is valued at about $250. Sincerely, George E. Harrison III www.americanainteriors.com...

Antique Furniture: Chair, late Victorian open arm chair
late Victorian open arm chair: Hi Heather, Thanks for your question regarding your friends late Victorian occasional arm chair. Unfortunately, this is one of numerous chairs that were produced by many furniture companies during the industrial revolution into the early 1900 s. I...

Antique Furniture: Chair identification, French Stylized Side Chairs circ 1950-60.
French Stylized Side Chairs circ 1950-60.: Hi Crystal, Your chairs appear to be of a somewhat loosely stylized version of a French Louis 16th side chair. Most likely they were part of a larger set that were made in the 1950 s or 1960 s when many furniture companies were trying to re-invent themselves...

Antique Furniture: Charles R. Sligh Co. Desk, Charles R. Sligh Co. Desk
Charles R. Sligh Co. Desk: Hi Debbie, Your desk appears to have been made in the 1960 s to 1970 s. It appears to be veneered since I am able to see some veneer loss on the right side of the kneehole. Pricing on this desk when new would have been moderate since Sligh was not...

Antique Furniture: Cherry Secretary, quarter sawn oak, oak tiger
quarter sawn oak, oak tiger, ruby lane: Judging from the feedback it is obvious i should have done better. please tell me how so that I may better help those in the future. What else would you like to know? An please, how could I have been more clear or polite. Knowledgeability - 8 Clarity...

Antique Furniture: Chest with drawers, drawer sides, virginia kentucky
drawer sides, virginia kentucky, drawers: It appears that you have a rural made walnut chest made around 1860-80. A treasure! Where was it purchased, Virginia, Kentucky, Tenn?? southern yellow pine drawer sides. send some pictures of the bottom outside of the drawer, inside the drawer hole,...

Antique Furniture: Chest & Dresser - style & approx value, Stylized Dresser and tall chest
Stylized Dresser and tall chest: Hi Mary, You high chest and dresser with mirror dates to the late 1890 s to early 1900 s and is a stylized design by one of numerous unknown furniture companies. They are certainly not reproductions of any important period furniture. It is not what...

Antique Furniture: Chifferobe / Wardrobe, gum woods, walnut veneer
gum woods, walnut veneer, would like more information: cant really see the wood grain but these 1920 wardrobes were usually walnut veneer and sweet gum woods. technically a chiffrobe is a combination of a wardrobe and a chiffonier. Chiffonier being a chest of drawers. you have a wardrobe. you probably...

Antique Furniture: Child's size Wicker Rocking Chair, wicker seat, wicker rocker
wicker seat, wicker rocker, photo prop: It is made like the ones from Hayward-Wakefield although there were several companies around 1900 that made wicker like this. There is no easy fix once wicker gets brittle but if you look at Franks supplies you will see some items that will help you to...

Antique Furniture: China Hutch, furniture co, 40s
furniture co, 40s, cavity: beautiful mahogany flame grain faces!!! please send a picture of the inside of a drawer cavity and if possible of the back. it looks to be from the 20s-40s but the company produced furniture another 30 or so years so we have to see the areas requested...

Antique Furniture: Dining Room Table, quarter sawn oak, twin pedestal
quarter sawn oak, twin pedestal, oak veneer: very often leaves do not match the grain of the main table. You will not find a leaf to match. You will occasionally find quarter sawn oak leaves but the flake, or stripe, will be different. The only option is to search for oak veneer, quarter sawn from...

Antique Furniture: End table, Small End Table circa 1900
Small End Table circa 1900: Hi Penelope, Your table is a simple factory made table that dates about 1900. Lacking in the finer attributes that you would find in a more skillfully executed tables and being in average conation I would assign a value of $45. to $50. Best Wishes,...

Antique Furniture: Dining Room Table
Antique Furniture: Dining Room Table

Antique Furniture: The Sikes Co Chair, furniture repair, wood furniture
Antique Furniture: The Sikes Co Chair, furniture repair, wood furniture, arts and craft

Antique Furniture: Ferguson Bros. Mfg. No. 1387 Double Lyre Smoking Table ?, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, ferguson bros: from 1930-40. mahogany and mahogany veneer and would sell in good condition at 150-225 in a shop. often the underneath structure is a different wood so this is better made than some. style is duncan phyfe style, but is a manufactured piece and as such...

Antique Furniture: GreatGrandpa Funiture, Dresser with Mirror
Dresser with Mirror: Hi Judy, The style of your dresser with mirror is a form that was popular in the 1890 s to early 1900 s. with the use of wood casters at the feet. From what I can see in your photo s, the chest has some issues and uses ribbon striped mahogany as...

Antique Furniture: Hall Table, hallway, hall table
hallway, hall table: This stand has hand cut dovetails in the drawer dating it prior to 1870s. I would like to see a picture of the drawer bottom-outside, taken from the rear of the drawer with the drawer upside down showing the back and bottom in the same shot. also apicture...

Antique Furniture: Help to identify date and possbile manufacturer, san francisco earthquake, burl walnut
san francisco earthquake, burl walnut, walnut veneer: Very nice bookcase. Eastlake style in walnut and burl walnut veneer, made around 1875-80. This is a good one!! The glass is old glass but not blown, blown glass in for round items. sheet glass is poured on slabs and cooled. the defects are what you...

Antique Furniture: Huntley bedroom set, cindy burke, minor scratches
cindy burke, minor scratches, sure what type: and bealeton, VA ===================== Huntley sells good at the auction I regularly attend and buy from in Danville Va. Contact Steve or Cindy Burke at B & H Antique Auctions http://www.bhantiqueauctions.com/ Talk to them, tell them you talked...

Antique Furniture: John Widdicomb Side Tables and Twin Bed, john widdicomb, side tables
john widdicomb, side tables, beds: 1956-1959 is when this label was used. style is louis 15 repainted the tables would bring 100-150 each in a shop cant say for sure about the bed as there is no picture but these are not uncommon, you will see the single beds, again repainted and looking...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger Credenza, Kittinger Jacobean Style Court Cupboard
Kittinger Jacobean Style Court Cupboard: Hello Eric, Thanks for sending in your question. Your piece of Kittinger is sometimes referred to as a Court Cupboard, a style that the Kittinger company produced in their earlier years, in the 1920 s and early 1930 s, prior to their start of the reproductions...

Antique Furniture: Lebus expansion table, american antique furniture, walnut veneer
american antique furniture, walnut veneer, harris lebus: Here is a link to some information. http://www.haringey.gov.uk/investigating__the_past_-_the_harris_lebus_factory.pdf I generally only answer questions about American antique furniture but I recognize your name from before so I thought I would try to...

Antique Furniture: Who made this side table?, walnut veneer, sweet gum
walnut veneer, sweet gum, side tables: this is from the 1920s. the carving is machine assisted hand work. without a label no one will ever know which of thousands of manufacturers made this. the wood is most likely sweet gum but the top might be walnut veneer. i cannot tell from the pictures....

Antique Furniture: Mahogany Association Inc. Coffee Table, Shabby-Chic painted Coffee Table
Shabby-Chic painted Coffee Table: Hi Jo, Being the purest that I am, I am probably not the best person to talk to regarding the world of original low-end furniture that has be painted over and then called Shabby- Chic. For me, it Shabby-Trash! My feeling is that the table, although...

Antique Furniture: Need help identifying Old Rocking Chair, Factory Made Windsor Rocker Circa 1920
Factory Made Windsor Rocker Circa 1920: Hi Lauren, Your loosely styled Windsor rocking chair appears to be from the 1920 s and my quests is that the wood is Maple, since pine is not a good choice for building Windsor chairs, being a soft wood and could easily destruct under use. However, in...

Antique Furniture: Nichols & Stone Chairs, Nichols & Stone Windsor Style Chairs
Nichols & Stone Windsor Style Chairs: Hello again Lauren, These Nichols & Stone stylized Windsor chairs are relatively well made chairs for their price point. It is furniture built to a price and not to a high standard, which would require much more hand work. These chairs are machine...

Antique Furniture: Octagon table, 1920's Stylized Tea Table
1920's Stylized Tea Table: Hi Penelope, What you have is a circa 1920-1930 stylized tea table or lamp table. Not being of particularly high quality, being built to a price and not to a standard, since this table has been created with the bare minim of hand labor and all of the...

Antique Furniture: Old Rocker, Stylized 20th Century Rocking Chair
Stylized 20th Century Rocking Chair: Hi Pat, Thanks for you question regarding your recently acquired rocker. While this is definitely a rocker I am not so sure of its age, since it has multiple design elements. The seat, with it s bold thick rounded front is typical of the Boston style...

Antique Furniture: :P Derby & Company, Inc. Oak Chairs, chicago products, cane furniture
chicago products, cane furniture, chair manufacturers: Founded: In 1863, Derby, Knowlton & Company was established on Main Street. In 1868 Mr. Derby bought out his partners, and in 1880 he formed a partnership with other members of his family under the name P. Derby & Company. In 1897 the Gardner News listed P....

Antique Furniture: platform rocker, A rocker with many issues
A rocker with many issues: Hi Paul, My guess is that your rocker had an additional caned panel just like the one directly above it. It also appears that this chair has been cut down somewhere along the way, perhaps for a granny. Due to its multiple issues, if it were me I...

Antique Furniture: Settee - Mother-of-Pearl Inlay, new brunswick canada, mother of pearl inlay
new brunswick canada, mother of pearl inlay, herter brothers: From the feedback it appears that I have let you down. Please tell me what else you wish to know and how i can make myself more clear so that I may better help you and others.===================== ==================================================================...

Antique Furniture: The Sikes Co Chair, Sikes Company Side Chair
Sikes Company Side Chair: Hello Melissa, Thanks for your question regarding your Sikes Oak Sidechair. The Sikes Chair Company was established in 1859 and operated as S.D. Sikes & Brother in Buffalo, New York. Although for a brief period of time the company moved to Pennsylvania...

Antique Furniture: Thomasville furniture valuation, seat cushions, resale store
seat cushions, resale store, resale shop: as you know this is not antique. it can only be valued as furniture and not antique furniture even though it has good style. in a resale shop the china, which is all i see, would sell at 650-750. chinas are the more desirable of the dining pieces. chairs...

Antique Furniture: Wondering about Age of Chair, middle class household, tulip poplar
middle class household, tulip poplar, sweet gum: The chair looks to be from the 1920s with sweet gum and/or tulip poplar as the wood. My concern is the webbing on which the springs sit. the webbing will need to be replaced , there is no quick comfortable fix. this means that the fabric comes off,...

Antique Furniture: antique bedroom set, wood veneer, top edge
wood veneer, top edge, drawers: 1930s set that is often called a waterfall set due to the curve at the front top edge. without a label no one can determine the manufacturer from the thousands in operation at the time. toast is the color, 205 is eather color or style. the set would sell...

Antique Furniture: antique carpet, Karastan Ushak Reproduction Carpet
Karastan Ushak Reproduction Carpet: Hi Matthew, I would be inclined to say that calling this an antique carpet is a stretch. My feeling is that it was made about 1980 by the Karastan rug company. Makers of reproduction rugs and carpets. Karastan rugs were first created back in 1928...

Antique Furniture: Antique china hutch, Sheridan Style China Cabinet
Sheridan Style China Cabinet: Hi Cadright, What you have is a Sheraton style China Cabinet. It is crafted out of mahogany and mahogany veneers and was most likely made in the 1920 s - 30 s. It is taken from a design style that was created by Thomas Sheraton, a cabinetmaker of note...

Antique Furniture: Antique Oak Buffet, four locks, oak veneer
four locks, oak veneer, lebanon indiana: it does appear that the mirror is original to teh piece, that was my concern before i saw the picture. when the piece was refinished someone did well reattaching the mirror securely, the back of the mirror may or may not have been replaced but that doesnt...

Antique Furniture: antique school desk, harriman dam, newton dam
harriman dam, newton dam, pulp and paper mill: place the date in the 1920s most likely judging by the construction form. some info on the company================== In 1880, the 57 foot high Newton Dam, probably the highest in the U.S. at the time, was constructed along with the Deerfield River...

Antique Furniture: Antique Table..., wooden casters, walnut veneer
wooden casters, walnut veneer, tulip poplar: hey, did you stand on the roof to take the picture at that angle?? lets have a close picture of the top so i can see the grain of the wood. I think it is walnut veneer since the table is 1910-20s but woul like the clear and close photo. the legs will...

Antique Furniture: Antique Upholstered Chair, Upholstered Chair
Upholstered Chair: Hi Niki, The basic style of chair that you have is not unique. It has been reproduced by many furniture companies, some good and and a fair number, not so good. It is for lack of a better description, a generic office chair Without being able to...

Antique Furniture: Antique Vanity with Mirror, mahogany veneers, sweet gum
mahogany veneers, sweet gum, resale market: 1930s manufactured item mahogany veneers with sweet gum frame. called waterfall style due to the frontal curve. some call it depression furniture but that is a poor choice of names. need a picture of the pulls resale market in a shop 275 depending...

Antique Furniture: Antique writing desk, Late Victorian Writing desk
Late Victorian Writing desk: Hi Carmen, Your fall front writing desk dates to about the 1880 s. During this time period there were numerous companies in the furniture manufacturing business so it becomes very difficult to come up with a maker. As for value and depending where you...

Antique Furniture: barnard & Simonds Co # 934 Maple Dining Table, barnard & Simonds Co # 934 Maple Dining Table
barnard & Simonds Co # 934 Maple Dining Table: Brian, I am not familiar with the maker of the table but in looking at the table, it is nothing of exceptional quality and is worth, perhaps $50. - $75. Not a tab;e to get excited about, that s for sure. Best Wishes, George E. Harrison III www.americanainteriors.com...

Antique Furniture: Basset "Vanity Bench", vanity bench, window bench
vanity bench, window bench, vanity stool: definitely 1910-1920. in 1930 the j d basset manufacturing along with two other bassets companies merged into basset furniture industries. it is a vanity stool or vanity bench, could be used as a window bench as well or at the foot of a bed. retail...

Antique Furniture: Bassett Co. Chair? Table?, End Table by Bassett Furniture
End Table by Bassett Furniture: Hi Chris, What you have commonly referred to as an End Table . These tables were usually bought in pairs and placed at either end of a sofa or along side of an easy chair for a place to lay magazines, ash trays, etc. and the top was reserved for usually...

Antique Furniture: Chair, Adaptation Ladderback Chair mid 20th Century
Adaptation Ladderback Chair mid 20th Century: Leslie, Well, I can tell you that you did not overpay, however it is a low quality adaptation of a ladderback chair. Built with crude machined parts and slapped together. Perhaps from the 1960 s-70 s when it sold new for about $35. - $50. No telling...

Antique Furniture: chair sealant or ok the way it is?, Chair Refinishing
Chair Refinishing: Hi Jill, Depending on what type of paint you have used, would the chair need a sealer coat. Assuming that you used an oil base paint, then you should be to go. You might want to lightly sand out your second coat with a fine 600 sand paper to level out...

Antique Furniture: chair sealant or stain?, vintage chair, quality paint
vintage chair, quality paint, home improvement store: There is no clear coating that withstands outdoors more than 6mo-18 months. paint is the better coating for all exterior. however, it depends on the paint used. I think the step using a sealant stain was unnecessary. any first coat is the sealant regardless...

Antique Furniture: chairs, Low-end Oak table and chairs.
Low-end Oak table and chairs.: Hi Wendy, I really can t tell too much by looking at your photo s, which only show the bottom of the table and chair, but one thing I can tell you, based on looking at their construction and that is they are low-end machine made furniture. I m not...

Antique Furniture: children's play table and chairs, school furniture, table and chairs
school furniture, table and chairs, nursery school: Childrens items are very collectable especially when associated with school, education, and learning. After all, there is little learning in schools any more. In a shop I would expect to see this priced at a minimum 200. depending on the type of shop....

Antique Furniture: China Cabinet questions, american manufactured furniture, decorative veneers
american manufactured furniture, decorative veneers, walnut veneer: there were thousands of manufacturers in operation in the 1920s when this was made so without a label no one will ever know the manufacturer unless an identical piece is found that is labeled. I have looked through the book American Manufactured Furniture...

Antique Furniture: Dining Room Table & Slate Buffet, Heritage Furniture Dining rRoom Furniture
Heritage Furniture Dining rRoom Furniture: Hi Tara, The reason you were able to pick up these pieces at auction, for what appears to be a bargain price, is because they are not the most attractive pieces and also not many folks today are in the market for dining room furniture. There is a...

Antique Furniture: what era are these pieces of furniture?, chippendale style, oak sideboards
chippendale style, oak sideboards, oak bottom: both are oak sideboards check the bottom one to see if it had a mirror at one time. there should be some clue on the back or on the top. top is sometimes called empire oak since it is empire style but in oak bottom is oak and is in the queen anne...

Antique Furniture: Ethan Allen ?phone bench?, 1950's Telephone Bench by Ethan Allen
1950's Telephone Bench by Ethan Allen: Hi Patsy, I seriously do not believe that even Steve Jobs could have dreamt up this one when he set out to create his IPhone for a place to sit and talk, or causally browse through your yellow pages that would store below the top shelf that would have...

Antique Furniture: F A Whitney White Whicker Parasol Carriage, upholstery job, natural wicker
upholstery job, natural wicker, whicker: you can figure shipping would be in the 400$ range at minimum. looking at the wood spindles, they appear to have been painted originally as the paint is embedded into the wood grain. the wicker would have been a natural brown but may or may not have...

Antique Furniture: Oak Chair
Antique Furniture: Oak Chair

Antique Furniture: Original Boone Trail Collection, david granger, chair company
Antique Furniture: Original Boone Trail Collection, david granger, chair company, correll

Antique Furniture: Spindle Bed, side rails, beds
Antique Furniture: Spindle Bed, side rails, beds

Antique Furniture: fall front desk, mahogany veneer, secretaire a abattant
mahogany veneer, secretaire a abattant, dye stains: for now. it is mahogany veneer on the faces. the frame is sweet gum. drawers are serpentine is shape. it has been refinished, a good enough job but it would have been nice if the refinisher had been aware of dye stains rather than pigmented stains so the...

Antique Furniture: Finch fine funiture buffet, Finch funiture buffet-server
Finch funiture buffet-server: Hi Anthony, To offer my thoughts on the buffet/server, it appears to be of a vintage made in the 1940 s and of no particular quality. It also appears to be a veneered piece, rather than be constructed out of solid mahogany, to save on manufacturing...

Antique Furniture: Globe Wernicke Glass Replacement, globe wernicke, glass fronts
globe wernicke, glass fronts, glass companies: The numbering and size on the bookcase labels will probably not be helpful. You will have to measure the opening into which the glass fits to get your size, or, for now, since it will take some time to find an old wavy glass to cut to fit--take the door with...

Antique Furniture: Grand Rapids Chair Co. Dining Room, 1920's dining room furniture
1920's dining room furniture: Hi Scott, While I can not give you the name of the company that made your dining room furniture, what I can tell you is that it was made by a low-end furniture company, dating back to the 1920 s. I am sure that the store your mother bought this set...

Antique Furniture: Info, Needed - 1950's Knotty Pine Desk, old school desks, neat desk
old school desks, neat desk, antiques mall: i am trying to stay away from the more modern things as my knowledge is limited but this is a neat desk and appears to be well made so here goes... it is as you say a loose repro of a students or masters desk. the rail is called a gallery. the chair works...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger Spinet Desk, 1920's Kittinger Spinet Desk
1920's Kittinger Spinet Desk: Hi Jill, The desk that you have was made around the 1920 s. I have seen several of this particular model over the years, but I must confess, none were in the sad condition that your s was in at the time of purchase. I sure looks considerably better...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger Williamsburg CW137 Chair Value, Colonial Williamsburgr Dining Chairs by Kittinger
Colonial Williamsburgr Dining Chairs by Kittinger: Hi Brian, With response for your 6 CW 137 side chairs by the Kittinger furniture Company. Back in the 1960 s, when will were all living in a different world, simple chairs of this particular style were of interest to home owners looking to furnish their...

Antique Furniture: Oak Chair, Oak open arm chair
Oak open arm chair: Hi Scott, There is not too much I can tell you about your chair since it is not anything that I would consider special. There are untold millions and millions out there and while it allows you to sit instead of stand it s value is perhaps $30. to...

Antique Furniture: Oak desk, Mahogany Kneehole Desk c 1940's
Mahogany Kneehole Desk c 1940's: Edmondo Your desk does not appear to be made of Oak, instead it is Mahogany. I would say it dates to the 1940 s and has a value of $300. - 350. assuming it is as clean as it looks. Best Wishes, George E. Harrison III www.americanainteriors.com...

Antique Furniture: oak dresser, oak veneer, hundred books
oak veneer, hundred books, approximate value: it is a mission style dresser made around 1900-1910. wood is quartersawn oak veneer. it should sell in a shop, waxed up and sturdy and clean at 350. there are many references for furniture, what time period or styles are you wanting to see? i have...

Antique Furniture: Old Bentwood Chair, bentwood chair, paper sticker
bentwood chair, paper sticker, ompanies: jan, this is a mid century bentwood. i would expect to see a label under and inside the seat frame but it may have been a paper sticker just stating the country of origin since it is am import. it does have nice lines and since the wood has no grain pattern...

Antique Furniture: Old dressing table/vanity, walnut veneer, tulip poplar
walnut veneer, tulip poplar, sweet gum: it is from the 1930s. the veneer in the fronts is mahogany done just for the patterns. the stringing may or may not be painted on as it sometimes was, or it may be inlayed. handles may be bakelite or catalin plastic or tortoise or faux tortoise. the...

Antique Furniture: Original Boone Trail Collection, hickory north carolina, light coats
hickory north carolina, light coats, boone trail: Like i said, i dont usually answer questions about non antique items since that is not my area but thought I would try to help some anyhow. sorry, there is just no information available on this stuff. if you have any questions on a 100 year or older furniture...

Antique Furniture: Rocking Chair, Nichols and Stone Rocking Chair
Nichols and Stone Rocking Chair: Heather, Although your photo is not of the highest quality, from what I can see, I am not so sure I would say that your chair is in Excellent condition. From where I a sitting is appears to have finish issues and might have been repainted at some...

Antique Furniture: Roll Top Desk, mail storage, brass knobs
mail storage, brass knobs, roll top desk: you will hav to send lots of pictures to my email address. send them as attachments to ONE email and include the original question. what did you pay without a label there is no way anyone can know the manufacturer. clear and in focus. inside...

Antique Furniture: S. Bent and Bros. Children's Maple Rocking Chair., colonial revival, birch woods
colonial revival, birch woods, rocking chair: founded in 1867 and went out of business around 2000. The company made primarily Colonial Revival reproductions. yours was a later manufacturer most likely in the 1960s judging from the numbering. should have sold at 50-75. and would be maple or birch...

Antique Furniture: Serpentine Bureau - White Fine Furniture, Mahogany Chest on Chest by White Furniture
Mahogany Chest on Chest by White Furniture: Hi Ronda, Your White Furniture Company small chest on chest was most likely made in the 1940 s since it is very typical of that period. The wood is Mahogany and it also appears that the secondary wood, drawers, etc are made of mahogany also. These...

Antique Furniture: Showers Brothers Oak Buffet, antique furniture, sideboards
antique furniture, sideboards, delineation: the rough is called stippling and is a common treatment for enhancement and delineation of bordering or surrounding areas. I did see the picture of the label. It is always nice to have labels but it does not add monetary or intrinsic value, only associative...

Antique Furniture: Spindle Bed, rope bed, metal connectors
rope bed, metal connectors, stob: bed would sell in a shop at 500 if it is a double this bed would have been made in the 1850-60s. possibly earlier. the spool turnings indicate that period, the rope bed style of the rails indicated earlier by 20 years so we have to go with the later...

Antique Furniture: strange chair, Youth Chair
Youth Chair: Sara, Thanks for sharing your thoughts and the dimensions and if correct, they are for one extremely large youth. If you are still pursuing the origins and age of this Youth Chair , perhaps you might have a certified appraiser take a look at it....

Antique Furniture: Tapestry Chairs, Jacobean Side Chairs
Jacobean Side Chairs: Hi Jeanna, Form what I can see by your photo, it is a Jacobean style side chair, possibly from a larger dining room set or was used at a desk. Being at a disadvantage, not being able to physically examine the chairs, my gut feeling is that they were...

Antique Furniture: twin headboard and footboard, foot board, headboard
foot board, headboard, wood trim: id like to see the back side but it looks to be from the 1920s and the wood looks to be figured birch. a close picture i can be sure of the wood. figured birch used in the 20s looks like mahogany as it was stained to do just that. do a picture of the...

Antique Furniture: Unique Antique Rocking Chair with Dragons, antique rocking chair, birch wood
antique rocking chair, birch wood, history and value: this is the typical construction technique used in the 1890-1915 era as well as in the 1970s when reproductions were at their high. the design was pressed into the wood. originally it would not have been painted and the arms are steam bent, probably hickory...

Antique Furniture: Unusual Antique 5 Legged Dining table, small casters, proper terminology
small casters, proper terminology, approximate age: the curve was supposed to be like you now have it. the wood looks like elm the center leg appears that there should have been a double set judging by the mount board. center legs do not always match the corner legs. cant tell if the leaves are original,...

Antique Furniture: Value of 6 1950's Craddock Dining Room Chairs, Craddock Dining Room Chairs
Craddock Dining Room Chairs: Hi Wanda, Smaller sets of chairs, of average quality and conation are in a range of $25 - $50. per chair. Larger sets of higher quality, such as Kittinger, Kindel or Baker can command considerably more. I hope this helps you. Best Wishes, George...

Antique Furniture: Vintage painted dresser, Circa 1900 Painted Dresser
Circa 1900 Painted Dresser: Hi Jen, What you have is a circa 1900 Dresser. It appears to have it s original painted surfaces, which contributes greatly to it s value. My advice to you is to leave it alone! Do not attempt to paint it. Just keep it clean and if you think you can...

Antique Furniture: wardrobe, mahogany veneer, antique wardrobe
mahogany veneer, antique wardrobe, tulip poplar: a 1920-30s item more accurately called a chiffrobe. combination of a wardrobe and a chiffonier. woos is most likely sweet gum and/or tulip poplar stained to a walnut color. the frieze is mahogany veneer. as shown it would sell at100, cleaned up and waxed...

Antique Furniture: White Furniture Co Items, antique malls, antiques mall
antique malls, antiques mall, furniture co: the legs are a match from the table and chairs so it would have been sold as a set. in a shop like a resale shop or antiques mall, since they have all sorts of non antique items, this would be priced, depending on the structural integrity and surface condition,...

Antique Furniture: White Furniture Co. - Server, White Furniture Co. - Server
White Furniture Co. - Server: Hi Kevin, The White Furniture was known for reasonable quality furniture, built to a price. The style, and depending what part of the country you reside in, is not highly sought after. This would keep the value to about $75. - $100. Best Wishes,...

Antique Furniture: Widdicomb Furniture co. Established 1865 Desk, Widdicomb Desk
Widdicomb Desk: Jarol, Sorry for the confusion, between the two companies. Regardless of what company made your desk, I am still inclined to believe that in today s world your desk has an evaluation value for which I previously stated. If you should have any doubts...

Antique Furniture: zangerle & peterson chair, sound financial footing, unselfish devotion
sound financial footing, unselfish devotion, peterson company: chair is 1920s-30s but i cannot tell the wood from the pictures. horsehair was used into the 40s as evidenced by the many sofas from the 1940s containing the hair. continue with your reupholstery and revive this comfy chair. quoted from research materials....

Antique Furniture: Antique Arm Chair, Early 20th century Arm Chair
Early 20th century Arm Chair: Hi Joe, Since the chair is a stylized piece of furniture and not a reproduction of any period antique, I can tell you that it currently appears to be covered in Mohair, very typical in the day. My recommendation is work with neutral colors. Fabric choices...

Antique Furniture: antique bench, rocker and chair, mahogany color, colonial revival
mahogany color, colonial revival, insurance replacement: pardon my impoliteness, next time i will say please and thank you ====================================================================================== the wood is figured birch stained to a mahogany color just like was done originally. style will...

Antique Furniture: antique chair, quarter sawn oak, floor registers
quarter sawn oak, floor registers, oak rocker: there were about 5000 furniture manufacturers in 1890-1900 when this oak rocker was made so we may never decipher the tag. xx manufacturing co. jefferson xx the seat is laminated to get the curve, the seat and back are probably quarter sawn oak. ...

Antique Furniture: Antique Furniture, 1950's Adasption Dining Furniture
1950's Adasption Dining Furniture: Hi Susan, Vintage furniture and not antique would be the most appropriate way to describe the furniture you are requesting information for. While your pieces appear to be in very clean condition the what one would call stylized furniture and not authentic...

Antique Furniture: antique furniture value, furniture value, great grandmother
furniture value, great grandmother, briwax: these were made around the time it was given to your gggrandma. i have, somewhere a catalog from a company showing this type of rocker although there were many companies that made these. cant tell the wood from the picture but it is in wonderful condition...

Antique Furniture: antique from Imperial, Portable Bar
Portable Bar: Hi Lorraine, I believe that your serving piece was originally used as a portable bar for serving guests. You mention 1939 as a possible year for manufacture but I am thinking it could have been made earlier, after the end of Prohibition. With the...

Antique Furniture: Antique marble top side tables, Marble top Tables
Marble top Tables: Andrea, I guess the smart money at the auction shied away from these puppies. Form what I can see in your photo s, the tables appear to be modern reproductions, perhaps made in Indonesia and not that long ago, I might add. In which case they are made...

Antique Furniture: antique rocker, Antique Victorian Platform Carpet Rocker
Antique Victorian Platform Carpet Rocker : Dear Gerri, What you have is referred to as an Antique Victorian Platform Carpet Rocker Rocking Chair, made around 1860 to 1880 and are usually made out of Oak. Since the photo is not very clear and the finish is mottled, it is possible that your chair...

Antique Furniture: antique rocking chair, antique rocking chair, colonial revival
antique rocking chair, colonial revival, craigslist: wood looks to be maple or birch, it is a modification of the older Lincoln style rockers. this is a 1940s chair but without a label there is no way anyone can tell you the manufacturer--there were thousands in operation. you can call it a colonial revival...

Antique Furniture: antique rocking chair, Victorian Platform Rocking Chair.
Victorian Platform Rocking Chair.: Dear Yartiza, Nice find and at a very reasonable price. What you have is referred to as an American Antique Victorian Platform Carpet Rocker Rocking Chair, made around 1860 to 1880 and are usually made out of Oak. As for value, these chairs can usually...

Antique Furniture: Antique Sofa Bed, mattress support, upholstery shop
mattress support, upholstery shop, sofa bed: perhaps you are under the impression that there is only one type of sofa bed. when you give sparse information how can you expect a complete and thorough answer. you did not supply pictures of what you have. had you done so it is most likely that your could...

Antique Furniture: Antique sofa and chairs, good furniture, setee
good furniture, setee, necessary thanks: most people think of settee as a loveseat sized item. sofa works, it is American made around 1920-30. you see these called by different names but they are Louis 15, rococo victorian in style and form. keeping in mind that not all louis 15 is rococo and...

Antique Furniture: Authentic or reproduction Jacobean?, mortise and tenon joints, jacobean period
mortise and tenon joints, jacobean period, antique furniture: thank you for the pictures. In the late 1800s and again in the 1930s there was a trend to make reproductions of this style furniture, actually all jacobean styles from large to small items in England, france, germany and Belguim. the largest being england....

Antique Furniture: Broyhill China Cabinet, Broyhill China Cabinet
Broyhill China Cabinet: Cheryl, First rule, antiques are 100 years old. Your china cabinet is not an antique. Perhaps made in the 1970 time period time and a value of $150. to $200. on a good day. For selling this item you can try Craig s List. Good Luck, George...

Antique Furniture: buffet, Buffet Values
Buffet Values: Hi Janet, Your buffet, is of average quality, not in the category of a high-end manufacturer, which would put it s value at $175. to $200, in the present marketplace, If you view your buffet you can see how the drawer fronts are made from glued-up stock...

Antique Furniture: Chairs, shaker chairs, antique malls
shaker chairs, antique malls, several inches: go ahead and paint the up. your friend was probably thinking about shaker chairs or pennsylvania tole painted chairs which these are not. they are great ladder back chairs of a style that we see ofter with machine chairs of the style. The seats are...

Antique Furniture: I.D. of furniture, walnut veneer, tulip poplar
walnut veneer, tulip poplar, colonial revival: vanity made around 1900-10. colonial revival but in the sheraton style--all style are a blend of what went before drawer fronts, sides and tops are walnut veneer the frame is sweet gum and/or tulip poplar fair market value in a shop about 350. the...

Antique Furniture: Determine value of dining room set, Jacobean Baroque Style Dining Furniture
Jacobean Baroque Style Dining Furniture: Hi Cloann, Yes, you are correct with your description of the set being in the Jacobean or Baroque style. This particular revival style was very popular in the early part of the 20th century, up to about 1930. At that point in time we got into the Colonial...

Antique Furniture: Duncan Phyfe Federal Sofa, duncan phyfe, federal style
duncan phyfe, federal style, classic style: this would be closer to an empire Federal style sofa made around 1920-40. but either nomenclature will work since there is a blending of the styles and a definite overlapping. a good classic style. retail it would be priced at 450-650 in a shop. understand...

Antique Furniture: Duncan Phyfe walnut dining set, Mahogany Dining Room Set
Mahogany Dining Room Set: Hello Oliver, I am not so sure what the market is for low-end mahogany furniture in Canada, but I can tell you that it is going begging here, in the United States. Formal style furniture in general is dead and for the few people that are in search...

Antique Furniture: Furniture, 1970's Broyhill Dining Furniture
1970's Broyhill Dining Furniture: Hi Cheryl, With your first sentence you answered your question regarding if your pieces are antique. First thing to remember is that with antique furniture, they need to be 100 years old, or older. As for value, considering the issues that you...

Antique Furniture: Help with identifying chairs, Early Borogue-Jocobean Chair
Early Borogue-Jocobean Chair: Hi Eva, Your early Baroque - Jacobean style chairs were most likely made in the 1900 to 1920. Since the finish is so dark it is hard to tell if they wee made from Oak or Walnut, both of these woods being used during that period. The cost to properly...

Antique Furniture: the hill corner cupboard, 20th century Country Style Corner Cupboard
20th century Country Style Corner Cupboard: Hi Jennifer, With just a model name and a price written of $165. tells me that this corner cupboard could have been made by an endless list of furniture companies, such as Thomasvile Furniture. It s hard to gather from the poor photo if the wood is pine...

Antique Furniture: Identify My Furniture, john widdicomb furniture, colonial revival
john widdicomb furniture, colonial revival, chest of drawers: the vanity is from the 1920s. If you will provide a clear and in-focus photo I will try to help further. widdicomb company did well made items well designed. to get more pieces that are an exact match will be unlikely however this style, william and mary...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger Antique Item, Questionable branding for Kittinger Furniture
Questionable branding for Kittinger Furniture: Dear Ylonda, Looking at your photo s and being a dealer that specializes in furniture made by the Kittinger Furniture Company of Buffalo, New York, it is my opinion that your piece was not made by the Kittinger company. In recent years, with the demand...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger Breakfront Bookcase, Kittinger Breakfront Bookcase
Kittinger Breakfront Bookcase: Hi Carole, Thanks for your inquire regarding the Kittinger CW158 Breakfront. http://www.americanainteriors.com/catalog/CW158WilliamsburgBreakfront.html You are more than welcome to contact me through my website since I am not able to evaluate items...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger dining table needs refinishing, Kittinger dining table needs refinishing
Kittinger dining table needs refinishing: Hi Susan, Thanks for your question regarding the Kittinger dining room table. What may appear to be a reasonable purchase price to you, of a few hundred dollars,is not. Most people do not understand what contributed to the high cost of Kittinger furniture,...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger twin beds, Kittinger Twin Beds circa 1930's
Kittinger Twin Beds circa 1930's: Hi Matt, Without photo s I am not in a position to provide you with pin-point information. What I can tell you , based on your description, these style and size beds, most like made in the 1930 s, generally draw very little interest with today s buyers....

Antique Furniture: looking for handles, Reproduction Furniture Hardware
Reproduction Furniture Hardware: Hi Elizabeth, With literally millions of hardware items out there and just about all the companies that made them are unfortunately now out of business, I recommend that you contact the firm of Ball & Ball. (see link) http://www.ballandball-us.com/...

Antique Furniture: looking for handles, decorative veneers, walnut veneer
decorative veneers, walnut veneer, colonial revival: I havent priced the drawer pulls lately but figure good ones at 6$ each if there are 10 to replace its over 60$. i cant see the condition of the entire items in the pictures provided but the chest has some heavy use, to have restored would run 500-700...

Antique Furniture: Mahogany Buffet by Simmons, 20th century Sideboard
20th century Sideboard: Hi Heather, In the world of used furniture, you have two types of buyers, the retail buyer and the dealer. Based on the current market trends, let s call it desirability or the lack there of, My opinion is that dining room furniture has been going...

Antique Furniture: Need help with ID, bookcase, encyclopedias
bookcase, encyclopedias, 1920s: it is called a book trough and is not old. i was going to buy a few to sell at the shop but did not want to mix old and new. these are very neat items sold at auctions. they were originally a different form in teh 1920s and given with sets of encyclopedias....

Antique Furniture: Nicols & Stone Rocking chair, Nicols & Stone Rocking Chair
Nicols & Stone Rocking Chair: Hi Debbie, Reading your note which claims this rocker to be older than the folks in their eighties, having been owned by their parents! Sorry, but I think someone is having a senior moment which in theory making the rocker over 100 years old. I...

Antique Furniture: odd chair, antique furniture, stretchers
antique furniture, stretchers, white oak: no way to ever determine the manufacturer without a label. there were thousands of manufacturers operating. made around 1920, looks like oak. here is what I would do. save the back and use the other parts to fashion a cool frame for the back and put...

Antique Furniture: Olbrich & Goldbeck item, white paint, furniture co
white paint, furniture co, random places: what does the tag say that indicates it was made for schmitts bar? might it have been Hall and Schmitt furniture co. or Schmitt Hall this is the oak base of a dresser in the empire oak style of 1900 missing the mirror the pulls have been replaces. ...

Antique Furniture: old kittinger table, Kittinger Jacobean Table parts
Kittinger Jacobean Table parts: Hello Joe, It appears that what you have is an occasional table that would have been made back in the 1920 s or there about s by the Kittinger Furniture Company of Buffalo, New York This style was very popular at that time, but after the restoration...

Antique Furniture: Phoneix Chair Co - Rocking Chair, phoenix furniture co, mid 1930s
phoenix furniture co, mid 1930s, rocking chair: i would like pictures of the back, from the back and from the top. i need to see if the back has been altered. send to my email as attachments to ONE email and include the original post. wood is oak, from around 1890-1900. http://www.historygrandrapids.org/article/2365/phoenix-furniture-co...

Antique Furniture: Roll Top Desk with Face Plate American Memories, Reproduction Oak Rolltop Desk
Reproduction Oak Rolltop Desk: Hi Corianne, To addresses your questions about your almost new, hot off the griddle oak, rolltop desk. Perhaps the reason you were unable to find any information about your desk is because it is a newer reproduction and not very old. It is an import...

Antique Furniture: S Bent Bros Rocking Chair, truck windshield, insurance replacement
truck windshield, insurance replacement, vlue: that was a very good price for the finishing!! my charge would have been 275-325. the retail fair market value would be around 250 tops. the insurance replacement about double to 650. do understand that insurance replacement is not a selling price. ...

Antique Furniture: Saginaw wood China Hutch, mahogany veneer, family heirloom
mahogany veneer, family heirloom, breakfront mahogany: i cant help but say this. selling a family heirloom, a piece someone thought enough of and enough of her to make sure she became the next custodian of this piece is a sad thing. it is a breakfront, mahogany veneer sides and faces. in a shop it would price...

Antique Furniture: Table, colonial revival style, walnut table
colonial revival style, walnut table, dining sets: these walnut veneered tables were made in teh 1920s. called colonial revival style and/or jacobean style. lots of them around as dining sets were very much a status symbol during the early 1900s, as well as other times. restored, with the leaves, it...

Antique Furniture: table, jamestown ny, current market value
jamestown ny, current market value, sweet gum: it is a sofa table made 1910-1920. wood is probably sweet gum but without a pic of the top i cannot tell for sure. depending on the surface condition and stability it would sell between 150 and 250, The legs might be bolted from under inside. the cross...

Antique Furniture: Value of buffet and china cabinet, Mahogany Breakfron and Buffet
Mahogany Breakfron and Buffet: Hi Gail, While I am not exactly sure what the market is like for 1940 s traditional style mahogany in Canada, what I can tell you is that the level of interest here in the states has fallen dramatically in recent times. The breakfront has a value of...

Antique Furniture: value/type of wood used/year it was made, mahogany veneer, quality market
mahogany veneer, quality market, h jones: looks like a 1940 piece, high quality form and style. i would have to see a picture of the underneath of the drawer to be sure. wood is mahogany veneer. most of these style tables bring little money in the market however, this one is better quality. ...

Antique Furniture: vanity dresser, 1920's Grand Rapids Lasdies Vanity
1920's Grand Rapids Lasdies Vanity: Hi Aimee, Your ladies vanity is typical of the style of furniture being produced in the Grand Rapids and Holland Michigan area. It dates back to the 1920 s and is fabricated with the use of mahogany veneers along with walnut and holly for the detailed...

Antique Furniture: Weiman Side Table Question, furniture factories, furniture gallery
furniture factories, furniture gallery, rockford: louis 15 style from 1950-60. there were lots of these tables so the selling price is low--75$ http://www.rockfordreminisce.com/Furniture_Gallery_3.html http://www.midwayvillage.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Rockford-Furniture-Factories-Packet.pdf...

Antique Furniture: 4-drawer chest
i cannot tell you the wood species without a clear and in focus picture of the front and inside face of the drawer face to see the grain of the wood. my guess is that it is tulip poplar. the date is easy, that joint is called a knapp joint after the inventor...

Antique Furniture: 8 legged coffee table, 1955 Imperial Coffee Table
1955 Imperial Coffee Table : Hi Becky, With the new world that we have entered, with young buyers having little or no interest in old used brown furniture and the original buyers that are no longer with us, the big question is, what is it worth and who will buy it. With more...

Antique Furniture: ANTIQUE CHAIR, 19th Century Kane Set Chaira
19th Century Kane Set Chaira: Hi Margaret, Lets first start out by dismissing the thought or assumption that these chairs were made in the workshop of Duncan Phyfe. In fact, these chairs were made considerably later during the time of the Industrial Revolution. Your chairs were...

Antique Furniture: antique dresser and vanity
did i miss something? the feedback says i did so help me to help others by letting me know where i failed to come through ======================================================================== without a label no one can tell you which of 5000 manufacturers...

Antique Furniture: Antique Low Back Windsor Chair or Irish/Welsh Stick Back, Low-back Windsor Arm Chair
Low-back Windsor Arm Chair: Hi Mike, While your photo does not reveal the details of the legs and stretcher base of the chair, what I can see is that your chair is rather crude in it s execution. In particular, the flat plank seat and straight arms. When comparing this example,...

Antique Furniture: Bedroom Furniture
add 450 for the bed. vanity was priced with chair and mirror. condition is really excellent the tape gummy residue should be worked at gently so you do not remove any of the actual finish. sometimes you have to let the mineral spirits soak for...

Antique Furniture: Berkey & Gay
i asked where you are located to see if I knew a restorer there to help you. I do not know prices for restoration in your area. Here depending on the condition it is in I would charge between 750 and 1150 but I cannot tell the condition in the photo. refinishing...

Antique Furniture: berkley & gay dresser, berkley & gay dresser
berkley & gay dresser: Hi Debbie, Your Berkeley & Gay dresser is an interpretation of a Baroque or Jacobean style chest. I feel that this piece was made in the late twenties to early thirties. Since your chest appears to be in clean condition, I would assign a value of $475....

Antique Furniture: BF Huntley Dining Room Set Value, Date of Production etc
i dont know the economics in your area nor the demo graphics so all i can do is give you what it will bring in a normal antiques mall shop or a good resale store. the best thing is to visit stores that sell mid century furniture, take pictures with you...

Antique Furniture: Blue Settee and Chair
The chair and loveseat or settee are in walnut made around 1880 in teh eastlake style. these do not sell at high prices, the loveseat should fetch 850 and the chair 450. yes, you will see these higher in shops but this is a realistic selling price. With...

Antique Furniture: Buffet with #803 marking
there were thousands of manufacturers in operation in the 1940s when this was made so without a label there is not way anyone can tell you who or where it was manufactured. the wood is mahogany and the style is federal. this classic style has been made...

Antique Furniture: dining room furniture
i know about antique furniture more than mid century items. it is antique that i buy and sell although i restore all types. is there any markings under the table and is there not a tag on the upholstery with some information. being that the legs of...

Antique Furniture: dining room set, 1920's dining room furniture
1920's dining room furniture: Hi Miles, While you certainly did not pay too much, you now want to clean it up, but I would not refinish it since it is not worth the energy.. It is a lower grade of quality and perhaps the entire set did not sell for more than what you paid, back...

Antique Furniture: DROP LEAF TABLE, 1940's Duncan Phyfe style dining table
1940's Duncan Phyfe style dining table: Hi Margaret, Lets me start off by saying that in order for furniture to be considered antique, it must be at least 100 years old, or older. What you have is a mass produced, factory made dining table in the Duncan Phyfe style, produced in the 1940...

Antique Furniture: DUNCAN PHYFE DROP LEAF TABLE
The watertown table slide company in watertown, wisconsin was established in 1889 and incorporated in 1891. But even without that information i am sorry to say that this is not from the Federal period nor is it an authentic DF piece. However, this style...

Antique Furniture: DUNCAN PHYFE DRUM TABLE
These numbers are proprietary to the company. It would be either an inventory number, style number or color number. i cannot read the fractional number but it could be a one over a two meaning it was one of two. seeing the dovetails tells me that although...

Antique Furniture: Duncan Phyfe Mahogany Side Table
another very nice table made in the early 1940s. i cannot see the wood grain to give you the species but it will be mahogany, mahogany veneer and possibly some sweet gum. closer pictures needed to tell for sure. the style of all three tables can be...

Antique Furniture: Ladderback Style Wing Chair
this is mid century and is actually called a ladder back wing chair. some things do not fit into neat categories and this is one. during the 50-60s there were a lot of colonial revival pieces built in maple, cherry, birch and beech, all light woods to...

Antique Furniture: Marstall Armoire
marstall was in operation from 1893-1929 and were in teh wardrobe manufacturing business. yours is in oak. the drawer pulls have been replaced and it has been refinished and looks good. retail of this type depending on the stability of the piece would...

Antique Furniture: nightstand
I have never heard the term puzzle jointing. I love it and from now on this is the term i will use when i see a joint that is not dovetailed but is done in this configuration. you have started something!! If this is a stand alone night stand and not a...

Antique Furniture: Pennsylvania furniture company, Late 19th Century Bedroom Set
Late 19th Century Bedroom Set: Hi Justin, Since we are now living in a world where but the very few care about old furniture and in particular, the poorly made pieces that are also not very appealing to the eye , it has put pieces like yours in a free-fall, price wise. I evaluate...

Antique Furniture: pie safe
appears to be oak made around 1900. good tins good surfaces and appears to be sturdy as i see no major gaps where the wood intersects. when i see similar items in shops they are priced around 700. ones i see in the virginia, north carolina, tennessee...

Antique Furniture: Question about Baker Furniture, Dining room furniture by Baker Furniture
Dining room furniture by Baker Furniture: Hi Jane, I m sorry, but I only received one photo of the label. What I can tell you is that this label would have been used from 1903 through 1927, when the company was known as Baker & Co. of Allegan, Michigan. When the company was sold it was renamed...

Antique Furniture: Replacement Key for Hope Chest
Your feedback is very disappointing knowing that I answered your question as best as can be done. sorry you are so dissatisfied. I strive to give the most complete answer as possible with the information supplied. Knowledgeability - 5 Clarity of response...

Antique Furniture: Side by Side
send me an infocus and clear picture of the area where the v is located, front and back of that area. also a picture of the entire back of the piece if possible. most of these, in fact all i have had, have a desk located behind the two drawer fronts. ...

Antique Furniture: Sofa Hide-a-bed
Your english is wonderful. it is much better than many, perhaps most, of those born in this country. Back in the late 1960s and early 1970 i tried teaching school as a substitute teacher in middle and high school. I was very disappointed to learn that many...

Antique Furniture: Stickley Hutch
Branded or burnt labeling shown on your furniture was between 1926 and 1984 by L&JG Stickley (Leopold). Gustav s furniture is more valuable that any of the other brothers and was all made prior to 1915. Gustav s was in the mission style, the more valuable...

Antique Furniture: TABEL
The watertown table slide company in watertown, wisconsin was established in 1889 and incorporated in 1891. But even without that information i am sorry to say that this is not from the Federal period nor is it an authentic DF piece. However, this style...

Antique Furniture: unknown furniture
1900-1920s william and mary style blind china cabinet. often referred to as colonial revival style. some of the wood is figured walnut but i need a closer picture to be sure so i can see the grain. the type of stretcher base between the legs is typical...

Antique Furniture: Value, Reproduction Welsh style dresser
Reproduction Welsh style dresser: Hi Lillian, To answer your question regarding value of your 18th century Welsh Style Dresser, Florida or on the west coast is not the best area to realize maximum values for early traditional furniture. This particular form would have more desirability...

Antique Furniture: Value? Info?
A nice rocker that was made By the shin lee manufacturing company in Taiwan. It isnt very old, i would have to see it in person but it looks like the ones that were imported in the 1990s. dollar amounts is not high, maybe 125 but the fact that it was from...

Antique Furniture: Value question, Pa House Dining Furniture
Pa House Dining Furniture: Hi Lillian, With the collapse of the purchasing for dining room furniture, due to younger home buyers not traditionally furnishing dining rooms, rather using the space for a home office, home theater, exercise gym, music room, then preferring to eat...

Antique Furniture: Vanity
JM would be the person who did the assembly or final inspection. this was a manufactured item made around 1910. As to which manufacturer made it, that will remain unknown as there were about 5000 in operation churning out furniture at that time and no one...

Antique Furniture: Antique Breakfront or Sideboard, 1920's Jacobean Style Sidekboard
1920's Jacobean Style Sidekboard: Hi Jennie, Wile your sideboard is not 100 years old or older, to be considered an antique, my feeling is that your Jacobean style sideboard was made in the 1920 s. There were a host of companies making pieces like yours and it is a style today that...

Antique Furniture: Baker Chair?, French Style Seating
French Style Seating: Dear EAW, While you may believe that this chair may have been made by the Baker furniture company, I do not. Having a similar chair in the past marked Baker and having THIS chair are not the same. I base my opinion on the carving work on this...

Antique Furniture: Bedroom set
i can only speak to the chest as that is all that is pictured. it is make in the 1940s but without a label no one can tell you the manufactory as there were thousands. the handle is no problem, buy a replacement of the same hepplewhite style and use...

Antique Furniture: Brass Table
I dont study brass items since there are and were so many made in so many countries for so many years. corrosion is no indication of age since it is due to care and surroundings. close inspection of the metal and testing of the metal can sometimes give the...

Antique Furniture: Chattanooga Furniture Co
the chairs appear to have been refinished before. but they are from the 1910-20s in the jacobean style. the set of chairs would sell at auction as shown at 60 each, in a retail shop at 125-150 each. table i cannot say with seeing it. as to the company;...

Antique Furniture: Eastlake Bedroom Set
hardware might be hand cut but without seeing them apart cannot be certain, might have been cut with a dull router type bit. have seen these before and both appear the same from the exterior. regardless of which, yes this can be called eastlake style and...

Antique Furniture: End Tables/Nightstands
Probably made in the late 1930s or early 40s. often times what appears to be leather at first look turns out to be a tight woven fabric like canvas that is impregnated with a pigmented shellac or paint like coating, then shellac with color or just with...

Antique Furniture: era/value, 1940's Mahogany China Cabinet and Buffet
1940's Mahogany China Cabinet and Buffet: Hi Glenn, While I am not able to assign a specific maker to your pieces, I feel that they were made in the late thirties to early forties, as most mahogany furniture of this general style was manufactured. The case is most likely fabricated out of...

Antique Furniture: One last question...
absolutely, someone did cut the legs off. same thing with some of the items on the link you provided at chrissies collections. google 1920s sideboards or 1920 jacobean style sideboards or http://estatestore.org/2010/12/08/grand-old-dining-set-table-with-leaf-chairs-and-buffet/12-7-012/...

Antique Furniture: Landstrom Mahogany (?) sideboard, Early 20th Century Sideboard by Lansdstrom
Early 20th Century Sideboard by Lansdstrom: Hi Rik, Let me start off by telling you that the demand for dining room furniture at the present time is in somewhat of a free fall, due to today s younger buyers not looking to furnish dining rooms. They much rather prefer to use the traditional...

Antique Furniture: Luger claw foot table
i cant really see the condition of the wood but the table appears to be intact and sound. as shown about 400$ restored PROPERLY, retail in a shop with the leaves 1100. these were made around 1900. interesting info is available on the company http://lugerfurniture.com/history.htm...

Antique Furniture: Milton Bradley Chair
http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/milton-bradley-company-history/ made around 1920-30s. as to value, if a collector wanted or needed this the price would be higher, 150-200, well, for some collectors-the true ones anyhow. collectors in...

Antique Furniture: Wardrobe origins
This piece was manufactured in the 1920s. the pictures are a bit unfocused so i cannot tell you if it is walnut or mahogany veneer nor can i see the condition of the surfaces. assuming the surfaces are fairly smooth and in good condition and everything...

Antique Furniture: 1930s kindel dressers, Kindel furniture dressers c 1950
Kindel furniture dressers c 1950: Hi Lorna, While furniture produced by the Kindel Furniture Co. has always been built with attention to quality, it wasn t until 1982 that the Kindel Furniture company was selected to reproduce rare and important American antiques for the Winterthur...

Antique Furniture: Antique Rolltop Desk
Roll top desk of quarter sawn (tiger oak) oak. C roll style with full fitted interior complete with 11 drawers and doors. Nothing missing or replaced. Brass capped legs with casters. An excellent example of 1900s top desk. Kreul is the company 432,34,36...

Antique Furniture: Baker credenza, Baker Buffet Credenza
Baker Buffet Credenza : Hi Karen, Your being unable to find information for your Credenza or what I would call a Buffet Server is not so surprising, considering the 1000 s of pierces the Baker Furniture Co. has produced over the years. After pouring through my baker reference...

Antique Furniture: captains chairs?
these are from around 1880. you will find this style from 1880-1920 in pictures of old offices, courtrooms, saloons. made by many different companies or manufactorys in different woods, usually mixed woods. hickory, birch, cherry, ash, chestnut, and elm...

Antique Furniture: carved chairs
There were a lot of manufacturers operating in New York City around the 1870s when these were made. They are walnut and burl walnut veneer. victorian renaissance revival. someone will tell you they are John Jelliff because of the masque but I can say with...

Antique Furniture: Clifford-Black ans Company, inc
http://artsandcraftscollector.com/shopmarks/furniture shows the labeling for the company. this chest of drawers was made around 1920-1930. the company was short lived which is why we have little information on its offerings. the piece is typical...

Antique Furniture: carved chairs
Antique Furniture: carved chairs

Antique Furniture: Library Table
no one can tell you the maker as this is a piece manufactured around 1880 and without a label there is no way to determine which of 5000 manufacturers did this. it is walnut and walnut veneer made around 1870-80 and is a writing table. it has been refinished...

Antique Furniture: Pedestal Table
colonial revival tripod table made in the 1920s. I cannot go into the method used for the design here as it is too involved to explain marquetry on this forum but there is a lot of information available on how this is done. It is quite interesting whether...

Antique Furniture: Rockford buffet
rockford peerless furniture company label. Mahogany veneers and done in the chippendale style. retail market value as shown would be around 4-500. of course this depends on the point of sale and if it was touched up and waxed. looking good of course...

Antique Furniture: Rocking Chair
nice! 1910s colonial revival rocker, original finish. it is done in the windsor style. modified bent back or hoop back. windsor style were that the undercarriage and the top begin and/or terminated at the seat. you will probably need to have a good...

Antique Furniture: Secretary / Hutch
if we use the 100 year old definition for antique then this is not but dont get too hung up on definitions. lets call it a collectable or vintage piece from 1930-40. the pictures are not very clear so i cannot be certain of the wood species but it should...

Antique Furniture: Seeking Rolltop Desk Information
need a few full view pictures of the desk, front side rear. need a picture of the outside of one drawer where the side meets the front. a picture of the inside of the hole the drawer came out of send to my email along with the original post, thank...

Antique Furniture: vanleigh / Berkley & Gay desk, Berkey & Gay Vanity c 1930's - 40's
Berkey & Gay Vanity c 1930's - 40's: Hi Nick, I would like to first address the two labels that your vanity-desk has attached. The Vanleigh label is most likely the name of the furniture store that originally retailed this piece. In looking at the size and overall configuration, it appears...

Antique Furniture: vintage gossip bench
telephone or gossip bench. colonial revival style works. some say duncan phyfe style due to the lyre or harp back, which is a stretch and not really accurate. federal style works also. made in the 1940s and if the condition is good visually and structurally...

Antique Furniture: 1930's buffet and china hutch, Earlly thirties dining furniture
Earlly thirties dining furniture: Hi Derek, Being on the east coast I can tell you that this type of stylized colonial furniture has fallen out of favor in the past few years as well as furnishing dining rooms. Many buyers today see the traditional dining room as being a thing of...

Antique Furniture: 1954 lane cedar hope chest, 1954 lane cedar hope chest
1954 lane cedar hope chest: Hi Gene, Lane Furniture was founded in 1912 by Edward Hudson Lane in Altavista, Virginia. Prices for these chests when new back in the 1950 s ran approximately $45. to $50. Prices today range from $250. to $550. for excellent examples depending on...

Antique Furniture: Antique chair, empire style, blade cuts
empire style, blade cuts, antique chair: added; empire style not empire. empire would indicate it was 1830s, which it is not. ==================== it is an empire style chair made in the 1920s-30s of birch wood and mahogany in the back slat. carving will be machine assisted hand work....

Antique Furniture: Antique chairs, Vintage Open Arm Chairs circa 1940
Vintage Open Arm Chairs circa 1940: Hi Barbara, Thank you for your question regarding your chairs. I am not sure how many of these chairs that you have, but I will base the value on a single chair and then you can do the math. Let me start off by saying that based on the overall form...

Antique Furniture: Antique chiar, colonial revival, side chairs
colonial revival, side chairs, loveseat: wood is oak part of a parlor set at one time and would have had a matching loveseat and other side chairs with and without arms style is a mixture called colonial revival. also late victorian. made around 1890-1900 as is the price is about 50$...

Antique Furniture: Antique Dresser with Mirror, Late 19th Century Dresser with Mirror
Late 19th Century Dresser with Mirror: Dear Rebecca, My feeling is that your vanity with mirror was made about 1890 and made of either mahogany or walnut veneers. It is hard to be precise for the wood used, since the photo quality is not high resolution. Depending on what part of the...

Antique Furniture: Broyhill furniture, Broyhill Chairs adn Upholstery
Broyhill Chairs adn Upholstery: Hi Rita, Almost married a girl by the name of Rita and it was also my late mothers middle name. Now, to answer you question regarding the correct age for a piece to be considered an antique. The answer is 100 years old, or older. With automobiles,...

Antique Furniture: desk/bookcase, antique furniture, front desk
antique furniture, front desk, bookcase: lets try the rear picture again, i cannot see what I need to see. also post a picture of the labels, thanks it is my opinion at this time that the panels in the bookcase doors has been changed, they are usually clear glass. forgot to add that although...

Antique Furniture: Dining Set, 1920' Baroque Style dining Table
1920' Baroque Style dining Table: Hi Mary, It is difficult to pin-point a manufacturer for your table and your chairs as well, which are in the Baroque - Jacobean style. This particular style of furniture was very popular from about 1900 to 1930. Afterwards we experienced the colonial...

Antique Furniture: Empire Display Cabinet, empire revival, empire period
empire revival, empire period, finished surfaces: spectacular!! it is empire style but for me to determine if it is empire period and not from what is often referred to as late empire or empire revival or second period empire I will need more photographs. the veneer cleavage or separation is not critical...

Antique Furniture: Did we do good?, six chairs, time damage
six chairs, time damage, briwax: added after your king feedback. although beeswax will work and is a wonderful furniture care product, I said Briwax, a commercial product. ======================================== tall piece is a blind china cabinet long piece is the sideboard matching...

Antique Furniture: history of this Baker bedroom furniture, Baker Furniture Bedroom Set Circa 1950
Baker Furniture Bedroom Set Circa 1950: Hi Carol, Judging by your photo s your Baker Furniture Chest and Dresser are made up from Walnut veneers and I would have to say that they were made sometime in the 1950 s. Due to the style of these particular pieces, serious interest would be held...

Antique Furniture: Huntley Furniture, Huntely Bedroom Furniture Set
Huntely Bedroom Furniture Set: Hi Anne, The Huntley Furniture Company opened in Winston-Salem, NC. It had been organized as the Oakland Furniture Co. in 1898. In 1929 it was purchased by the Simmons Co., then based in Kenosha, Wisconsin. By 1956;The B.F. Huntley furniture plant...

Antique Furniture: Identify chair, mahogany veneer, colonial revival
mahogany veneer, colonial revival, neat category: It is made of birch wood with mahogany veneer in the back. made around 1900. not all items fall into a neat category like queen anne, chippendale, helplewhite, sheraton, round a bout chairs, corner chairs, or barrel back. most all things after 1800 were...

Antique Furniture: identity and value of bedframe, Early American style bed
Early American style bed: Hi Paul, Assuming that you also have the side rails in addition to the headboard and footboard. you are looking at about $50. There are literally millions of this caliber of bed out there with very few buyers, hence a low value If is were a queen...

Antique Furniture: info on a chair, birthing chair, thanks in advance
birthing chair, thanks in advance, rocking chair: most of these were made around 1970-80 and came from taiwan. this one appears to be a 1940 model. originally they were made in 1880. to tell for sure if it is 1940 or 1980 check the fasteners. knock down fasteners were used on the 1980s models. cleaned...

Antique Furniture: information on piece, English Sideboard by Bevan Funnell
English Sideboard by Bevan Funnell: Hi Kerry, Nice buy! My feeling is that you should just polishing this piece, keeping it as it is. I think it would be criminal to paint it and for what reason? Perhaps to appeal to some dumbing-down buyer who s taste will change in 6 months. Bevan...

Antique Furniture: Interesting chairs, sweet gum, mahogany
sweet gum, mahogany, dye: 1900-1910 wood is usually birch or sweet gum stained with a water based dye from the factory to resemble cherry or mahogany. they have been recovered and refinished but it doesnt hurt anything. they are called colonial rival and are a blend of victorian...

Antique Furniture: Ladder Back Chair, 20th century ladderback chair
20th century ladderback chair: Hi Vicki, I can tell you that your ladderback chair appears to have been made by one of the southern chair companies and not too old. It is definitely not a period chair and has a value of about $25. Best wishes, George E. Harrison III www.americanainteriors.com/...

Antique Furniture: Library Table, rice lake wi, tulip poplar
rice lake wi, tulip poplar, motorcycle trip: maple and tulip poplar. 1920s vintage. this style was popular and made by many different manufacturers. they retail at 350-450 depending on the location. the base probably has long bolts that hold the base, pedestals and top together and screws...

Antique Furniture: Old fainting couch, Late 19th century fainting couch
Late 19th century fainting couch: Hi Ben, I really can not disagree with your wife for wanting to give your old couch, the boot. I have often wondered how with all of the beautiful forms of furniture that proceeded this period of unattractive furniture making, pieces like this were...

Antique Furniture: Phoenix Chair Company Rocking Chair 962-44, windsor chairs, antiques road show
windsor chairs, antiques road show, colonial revival: phoenix chair company had a fairly short history, late 1895-1930s. this fits your chair which was made 1910-1920s. it is called colonial revival which replicates loosely hoop back windsor chairs from the late 1700s and early 1800s, which is what you may...

Antique Furniture: Platform Rocker, Late 19th Century Platform Rocker
Late 19th Century Platform Rocker: Hi Jodeen, To briefly try and help you with the identification your rocker, I recommend that you go to Google and type in Platform Rocker . Then click on images and begin to search through the photo s for possible references. I say this because...

Antique Furniture: Rocking Chair, Late Victorian Platform Rocking Chair
Late Victorian Platform Rocking Chair: Dear Kelly, What you have is commonly referred to as a late Victorian platform rocker, circa 1890. I find that the values of these chairs have dropped in value since today s younger buyers do not share an interest as previous generations have. ...

Antique Furniture: rocking chair with springs, Late 19th Century Oak Carpet Rocker
Late 19th Century Oak Carpet Rocker: Hi Robert, Not being able to see the rest of the rocking chair and only the base and rocking mechanism,, I am guessing that what you have is commonly referred to as a Carpet Rocker , made around 1880 out of Oak. If the chair is in clean overall...

Antique Furniture: roll top desk, Early 20th Century Roll Top Desk
Early 20th Century Roll Top Desk: Hi Deyanne, What a wonderful looking Roll-op Desk. While most peoples preferences are for the S curve retractable tops, personally I prefer the more cleaner and sleek look of your C curve top. Since your desk is a bit later C1920-30 version of...

Antique Furniture: Roll top desk w/ drop down typewriter shelf, roll top desk, typewriter
roll top desk, typewriter, keyboard: what would you like to know? it was made around 1890-1900 and is oak. as is it would sell at 20-250. restoration would cost 1500-1800 if done by someone who knows what they are doing. restored properly it would retail in a shop at the cost of the restoration....

Antique Furniture: swing leg table, grit sandpaper, excess glue
grit sandpaper, excess glue, pipe clamps: first, sanding it down is not an option or choice. if you are to remove the existing finish to get to bare wood you need to take the table apart, strip it with a methylene base stripper, wash with lacquer thinner then do what you want with the staining from...

Antique Furniture: Tea table, Rococo Style Tea Table
Rococo Style Tea Table: Hi Lorna, Thanks for forwarding the photo s of the Tea Table. It s hard to tell without handling the table in person, but the table being in the Rococo or more commonly referred to as Chippendale style has the appearance of being of English- Irish...

Antique Furniture: Thomasville double pedestal dining room table, Thomasville Parquetry top Diniing Table
Thomasville Parquetry top Diniing Table: Hi Morgan, It appears that you have a Thomasvillle table that was made in the 1960 s to 1980 s or even newer since it is a stylized table and not really an accurate reproduction of a period table. The parquetry top of the table appears to made of Pecan...

Antique Furniture: Thomasville vanity, colonial revival, current market value
colonial revival, current market value, chair company: 1910-20s. colonial revival in the sheraton and chippendale styles. retail in a shop at 375-475 depending on the condition of the surfaces and structure. depending on the nature of the shop could be higher or lower. it is a good desirable style and...

Antique Furniture: Walnut Buffet, Circa 1920 Walnut Buffet
Circa 1920 Walnut Buffet: Hi Tanya, Perhaps ten years ago that was a fair price to pay for your Buffet, but I do not see this buffet being worth that today, at least here on the east coast this is certainly the case. The main issues is that today s younger buyers are not...

Antique Furniture: Williamsburg Adaptations by Kittinger sideboard, Kittinger WA1042 Colonial Williamsburg Sideboard
Kittinger WA1042 Colonial Williamsburg Sideboard: Hi Mary Ann, Thanks for your question regarding your Kittinger WA1041 mahogany Sideboard. I wish to provide you with as much information as I possibly can so you have a better understanding of, not just your sideboard, but the current marketplace for...

Antique Furniture: 1890 School Desk from Minneapolis MN, desk chairs, school desk
desk chairs, school desk, minneapolis office: added info at bottom: thanks for sending the older photos. I am thinking that this is one of the companies American Seating in Grand Rapids eventually bought after the restraint of trade court case against them around 1905 or so. Minneapolis Office...

Antique Furniture: American walnut chair, American Walnut Side Chair
American Walnut Side Chair: Hello again Dorothy, I am sure I could tell you that your chair is worth $500. because of it s wonderful choice of wood and it s fine build quality and how it put s the current third-world imports to shame and also that you will need to create a lottery...

Antique Furniture: Antique backless arm chair, mahogany color, antique mahogany
mahogany color, antique mahogany, dark mahogany: extra insurance is not necessary just make sure you have pictures of all your items. selling price retail in a shop would be around 350-450. however you should triple that for an insurance replacement value. for care: wax with toluene free Briwax in...

Antique Furniture: Antique Vanity, folding mirror, bat wing
folding mirror, bat wing, approximate age: http://oshkoshpub.cdmhost.com/cdm/singleitem/collection/p4025coll5/id/201/rec/17 made in the 1910-20s era. this design is typical of the fashion. some call these bat wing mirrors-a description i find less than descriptive. Triple folding mirror is...

Antique Furniture: Baker Furniture Bed, Queen Size Mahogany Baker Bed
Queen Size Mahogany Baker Bed: Hi Cindy, You Baker bed, fashioned out of mahogany was made in the early 1980 s. Two factors to take into consideration for evaluating the bed and assuming the condition is excellent, the size being a queen and not having tall post hold back the...

Antique Furniture: Bedroom set, headboard and footboard, sweet gum
headboard and footboard, sweet gum, walnut wood: This is 1920s furniture, the wood is tulip poplar and/or magnolia and/or sweet gum. it was and is common for woods to be mixed. the style is typical of the era. generall these came from the factory with a dark finish on them to resemble walnut wood and...

Antique Furniture: Berkey and Gay China Closet and Buffet, berkey and gay, gay china
berkey and gay, gay china, gay symbol: definately a good looking set typical jacobean style of the 1910-20s with decorative veneered surfaces and applied carvings. the sideboard woul sell retail at 550-650 the china at the same they were one of the top three manufactures in grand rapids....

Antique Furniture: desk/bookcase, tiger oak, library loans
tiger oak, library loans, insurance replacement: the patent date is the earliest so you can confidently say 1906-1910. it states quartered oak so it would be , however on all items this is not so. often you may see WAL on the back of something which mans walnut color. saying it is quartered oak sets...

Antique Furniture: Drop leaf table, ladder back chairs, drop leaf table, tulip poplar
drop leaf table, tulip poplar, sweet gum: the markings were on the slides under the table and refer to the slides only. it is mahogany veneet on top, the rest is sweet gum and/or tulip poplar stained to match. the ladder back chairs are sweet gum or tulip poplar, probably gum. table and chairs...

Antique Furniture: Kensington MFG Company
Antique Furniture: Kensington MFG Company

Antique Furniture: Furniture Identification, fainting couch, wooden legs
fainting couch, wooden legs, duncan phyfe: both should be considered Federal style. i cannot be more accurate than 1920-40 from the photographs provided. it is unlikely there are signatures as these are manufactured pieces. remember that all things have characteristics of prior styles. some...

Antique Furniture: Hathaway's furniture, mahogany veneers, table bench
mahogany veneers, table bench, elderly friend: Hathaways was a furniture store, a retail outlet. they did not manufacture furniture. they did handle better merchandise as you can certainly see. the two pieces appear to be from the 1940s and are done in the hepplewhite style using mahogany veneers...

Antique Furniture: identification of old roll top desk, roll top desk, shipping clerks
roll top desk, shipping clerks, tongue and groove: send more pictures to my email no one will be able to tell you the manufacturer without a label as there were about 5000 in operation at the time this was manufactured. The pigeon hole interior on the top is a fairly standard configuration however the...

Antique Furniture: Identify ferguson furniture accent table, Ferguson Bros Ocassional Table c 1940's
Ferguson Bros Ocassional Table c 1940's: Hi Sherri, Please note, you got the spelling correct in your subject but it is misspelt for the photo. The Ferguson Brothers Manufacturing Company made furniture in Hoboken, NJ from 1898 - 1953. They were family owned business until being acquired by...

Antique Furniture: Kensington MFG Company, Early Baroque Style Cupboard.
Early Baroque Style Cupboard.: Hi Robert, While I was not able to find information regarding the Kensington Mfg. Company, (most likely a small, short lived business),in reading the the label you provided, I was able to see that they were manufactures and importers. Many furniture...

Antique Furniture: Kidney Shaped Desk, walnut veneer, silicone oil
walnut veneer, silicone oil, kidney shaped desk: the oils are non drying oils which contain mineral oil and/or silicone oil. they are merely dust magnets. they have no benefit other than make it look shiny at first until the dust and other air born contaminants attach. if a finish film is broken over...

Antique Furniture: mid century cane back chairs, Loiuis 16 th French style mid century cane back chairs
Loiuis 16 th French style mid century cane back chairs: Hi Rose, I am under the opinion that your set of Louis 16th caned dining chairs were produced in the 1960 s, give or take a few years. Chairs like these which are lacking in fine design details are not going to be the model that commands a high dollar...

Antique Furniture: old buffet, jacobean style, dove tail
jacobean style, dove tail, approximate age: this is a jacobean style sideboard made in the 1920s. Generally these are either oak or walnut veneers. the picture quality prevents me from seeing any detail. perhaps you could repost with better pictures so i can help further... what did you pay...

Antique Furniture: Pennslyvania House vanity, Pennsylvania House Cherry Folding Top Vanity
Pennsylvania House Cherry Folding Top Vanity: Hello Rachel, your Pennsylvania House folding top vanity was made sometime in the 1950 s to 60 s. It is made of cherry wood and the secondary wood is Oak. In fine condition, your vanity has a value in the range of $250. to $275. due to it not being...

Antique Furniture: Pennsylvania House Hutch Cabinet, Pennsylvania House Hutch Cabinet
Pennsylvania House Hutch Cabinet: Hi Carlyn, Your Pennsylvania House Hutch or sometimes referred to as a step-back cupboard was most likely built in the late 1950 s to 1960 s. While back in the day, pieces like this were considered charming and quaint, I can tell you that most buyers...

Antique Furniture: Period or Age of antique setee, mother of pearl inlay, mahogany veneer
mother of pearl inlay, mahogany veneer, antique settees: Made around 1910. wood will be birch, with mahogany veneer in the back panels surrounding the inlays. This is better than the average loveseat/settee in this style. Many companies made this type so without a label we will never know which company made...

Antique Furniture: Randolph Furniture Works - Dresser, Randolph Furniture Works - Dresser
Randolph Furniture Works - Dresser: Hi Brenda, I normally need photo s to answer questions but with the brief information you have furnished me with I can tell you that your, boat anchor, I mean 6 drawer dresser by Randolph Furniture Works is not an item that buyers are beating down ...

Antique Furniture: Rocking chair made in spain, Bentwood style rocking chair
Bentwood style rocking chair: Hi Matt, Since you have informed me that your Bentwood style rocker has a made in Spain sticker attached, my feeling is that this is a later reproduction of an original by Thonet Bentwood rocking chairs, number 7025, Circa 1904. These chairs range...

Antique Furniture: S Bent & Bros Colonial Chairs, colonial reproductions, inventory numbers
colonial reproductions, inventory numbers, great shape: the company made colonial reproductions from 1867 until 2001. well made but not highly valued so the condition is the main factor in pricing. there is much information on the company online, too much to go into in this forum but easy to find and interesting...

Antique Furniture: Steamer Trunk, wood slats, steamer trunk
wood slats, steamer trunk, conn usa: good job on the interior as well. retail price about 1200 using online for comparison. I personally like the wood finish on the inside but not everyone does. To restore one of these like you have done I charge around 600-750 minimum plus the inside...

Antique Furniture: Très belle chaise bercante ,non identifiable., chaise bercante, merci beaucoup
chaise bercante, merci beaucoup, revente: The company was in business from 1912 until around 1937-40. This confirms my conclusion that the chair is made around 1920. Generally they are made of birch stained to a mahogany tone. In a shop in the USA it would be priced retail at 200-250. ...

Antique Furniture: White furniture co dinning set, Regency Style Dining Table and Chairs
Regency Style Dining Table and Chairs: Hi Jenny, Have not fear your dinning set is most likely from the 1960 s when all the manufacturers were producing unattractive furniture on a grand scale. I personally do not see where painting it and reupholstering it would be an issue, for the biggest...

Antique Furniture: Antique campaign chest, dovetailed drawers, campaign chest
dovetailed drawers, campaign chest, battle maps: show me a picture of the outside of the side of one drawer where the side meets the front. next, turn the drawer upsidedown and take a picture from the rear showing the outside of the back and bottom in one shot. next, turn the desk upsidedown and take...

Antique Furniture: Antique cane chair, rush seats, rush seat
rush seats, rush seat, colonial revival: actually this is a rush seat, cane is different. chair is a 1920-40 reproduction of an early chair. it is called colonial revival in form and style, a loose copy of one of the many windsor styles made early on. since it is a manufactured chair, without...

Antique Furniture: antique chair???? i think, Bucket Style Arm Chair circa 1920
Bucket Style Arm Chair circa 1920: Dear Hayley, While your chair appears to have some age, dating to the 1920 s, it is not quite what I would consider to be a true antique. A true antique would have to be at least 100 years old. The form of this chair is not very popular and for pricing...

Antique Furniture: Antique dresser, 1940's Sewing Stand
1940's Sewing Stand: Hi Natalie, First off, in viewing your photo s, I appears that both pieces are constructed out of mahogany. I date these pieces to the 1940 s and rate the execution of them to be average. Since there were a million furniture companies producing furniture...

Antique Furniture: Antique Dresser- The Goshen Veneer Co, veneer company, goshen indiana
veneer company, goshen indiana, lamp co: called goshen novelty and lamp co in the 1920s. it isnt a notable company, few were, but they dis build times that were styled with the times. they manufactured veneers into the 1990s. the chest is from 1910. as is, it is worth what you paid. ...

Antique Furniture: antique items, Jacobean Liquor Cabinet cira 1920's
Jacobean Liquor Cabinet cira 1920's: Hi Rhonda, The piece you have, judging by the overall form was most likely made in the 1920 s in the Jacobean style. It could also possibly have been made after the start of prohibition for storing spirits, since many people did not stop drinking during...

Antique Furniture: Antique kidney bean shaped desk., Sligh Flat top Desk
Sligh Flat top Desk: Hi Eric, This is a vintage desk and NOT an antique, Objects need to be 100 years old or older to qualify as an antique. Your mahogany desk by the Sligh Furniture Company dates to the 1940 s and was a popular form made by a number of furniture companies...

Antique Furniture: Antique office chair, color wax, gothic revival
color wax, gothic revival, executive desk: eastlake victorian design made round 1880. no gothic here. cant tell you the wood from the photo, likely walnut but not certain as a close pic is needed of the wood grain. retail about 200-250 if it is tight and the mechanism is good. no need to refinish...

Antique Furniture: Antique Roll Top Desk value/age, antique roll top desk, roll top desk
antique roll top desk, roll top desk, drawer fronts: it is a nice c roll desk. I dont know if it is the picture color or not but it appears that the curtain has been replaced at some time. the color should be same as the sides and writing surface since it would have been exposed to the same elements through...

Antique Furniture: Antique smoking stand w/ ashtray, ebay, antique furniture
ebay, antique furniture, strk: the handle is missing and the wood is a bit worn. that is the stall on someone buying. restoration done properly for the piece in question is an enhancement. there are many levels of restoration. a museum piece of great value would be stabilized then...

Antique Furniture: Buffet value, French Provincial Serving Table
French Provincial Serving Table: Hello Robert, The piece that you are inquiring about is a dining room serving table in the French Provincial style I date the piece to the 1950 s and has a value of of $275. to $325, if in clean condition. Best Wishes, George E. Harrison III...

Antique Furniture: church rocker, Early 20th Century Rocker
Early 20th Century Rocker: Hi Elisabeth, I must confess, rockers are not on my hit parade list and this is also true with today s current shoppers. With more rockers than eager buyers, one can witness the declining values. They have become the boat anchors of the day with...

Antique Furniture: Conant Ball Chair, conant ball furniture, colonial revival
conant ball furniture, colonial revival, ball chair: the chair cleaned up would sell at 100-150 in a retail setting and with cushions add about 150.. all the numbering relates to factory info, color, style, inventory or style numbers. regarded as colonial revival. birch, maple or cherry. as collectable...

Antique Furniture: couch and chair, Mid Centuiry Sofa and Chair
Mid Centuiry Sofa and Chair: Hi Mike, When viewing your 2 pieces i would refer to them as vintage or used, but certainly not antique, for they would need to be at least 100 years old to be considered an antique. Due to the quirky design of the pieces it is hard to say when they...

Antique Furniture: dining room set from shower brothers, Shower Brothers Dining Set circa 1920's
Shower Brothers Dining Set circa 1920's: Hi Mike, The first thing I am aware of with your Shower Brothers furniture is that it has finish issues, which will hold down the value of the set. You have to consider that buyers of pre-owned furniture are looking for something in clean condition...

Antique Furniture: Dining set, arm chairs, library table
arm chairs, library table, early 1900s: Hi First; the table is a library table made around 1900-1920. It is mahogany. It used to be on casters but they were removed and the piece added on the bottom of the feet. Since all these were manufactured if there is no label no one can tell you...

Antique Furniture: dresser found in house, briwax, jamestown
briwax, jamestown, 1920s: regarding your feedback: if you wanted info on the manufacturer perhaps you should have asked. i read the question as wanting to know the date. sorry ============================================================================================= this...

Antique Furniture: duncan phyfe table, duncan phyfe table, duncan phyfe style
duncan phyfe table, duncan phyfe style, period table: it is not a duncan phyfe style or period table but that is good news as most are 1940s and made in huge numbers. to help you please send pictures to my email as attachments to one email. pics of: underside the central board, underside of drop leaves...

Antique Furniture: Ferguson Bros Tables, Vintage end Tables by Ferguson Brothers
Vintage end Tables by Ferguson Brothers: Victor, In looking at your photo s, it appears that we have a difference of opinion regarding the condition of these tables. I am seeing abrasions and surface issue, therefore I consider them to be in average condtion. Ferguson Bros, from a quality...

Antique Furniture: folding wood table, Cherry Dining Table with storage area
Cherry Dining Table with storage area: Hi Carol, My thought is that this table was meant to be used for dining and not for Poker and the partitioned areas below were for storing silverware and not cards and poker chips. Perhaps if you were to touch up all of the marks on the legs and...

Antique Furniture: Follow up on dumbwaiter question..., Earlly 20th Century English Style Dumbwaiter
Earlly 20th Century English Style Dumbwaiter: Hi Rodrego, Thanks for including the photo s of your four-tier Dumbwaiter. While I can not provide you with the exact manufacturer, I can tell you that this piece was made in the 1930 s to 1940 s, in the Colonial Revival style. It is executed in the...

Antique Furniture: french sofa?, belgian linen, antique furniture
belgian linen, antique furniture, french style: you did good on the price. it will be a considerable investment to recover properly but it will be worth it as it will be so much better than a new one. it will be worth, in dollars, what you have invested. most upholstered items are this way. if your...

Antique Furniture: Furniture Identification, sweet gum, antique furniture
sweet gum, antique furniture, loveseat: I needed the closer pictures to determine the wood species of the loveseat. often they are birch or figured birch stained to resemble mahogany. the better ones are walnut, as your is walnut. the love seat would sell in a shop at 550-750, the chair at...

Antique Furniture: furniture by imperial of grand rapids, Imperial coffee and end table
Imperial coffee and end table: Hi Maryannn, After viewing your photo s I am at a loss as to where you can take them. There is not a real market for tired old mahogany furniture. Perhaps you should check your local directory for a Salvation Army location and make a donation. ...

Antique Furniture: Grand Rapids made dresser, Grand Rapids made dresser
Grand Rapids made dresser: Dear Jennifer, In the early 1900 s and through the 20th century there were many furniture manufacturing companies in Grand Rapids Michigan, so it is difficult to assign a maker to your chest. Due to it s condition and lack of styling, your chest is...

Antique Furniture: Harper Furniture Company Armoire, harper furniture company, straight answers
harper furniture company, straight answers, armoire: i answered what you asked, was there something you wanted to know that i did not read?? when you ask a question why would you down rate the answer you asked?? perhaps you thought you had something worth a lot of money and that is your reason. if so...

Antique Furniture: J.B.Van Sciver dresser, Double Dresser by J.B. Van Sciver
Double Dresser by J.B. Van Sciver: Hi Kim, Your double dresser by J.B. Van Sciver appears to be in clean condition so therefore I feel that it has a value of $275 to $300. to an interested party. By rights it should be worth more by the current market has become very selective and ...

Antique Furniture: Jacobean dinning rooom table, Jacobean dinning rooom table
Jacobean dinning rooom table: Hi Mary, Thanks for your question regarding your friends Jacobean style furniture. For many years now, this style of furniture has been out of favor with buyers in search of clean used furniture. Back in the 1920 s there was interest in the style to...

Antique Furniture: Maddox Secretary Desk Value, Maddox Slant Front Desk
Maddox Slant Front Desk: Hi Laura, Let s start with the fact that fall-front desks these days are dead in the water. Some of the finest 18th century antique examples that fetched 40 to 60 thousand dollars a few years back, are now going begging for $3000. to $5000. You have...

Antique Furniture: Mersman End Table, Mahogany adaption end table
Mahogany adaption end table: Hi Denise, Since I am a purest at heart, I am approaching this table with some trepidation. At first glance, it appears that the manufacturer took the basic design of a Pembroke table, removed both of the drop leaves and installed two shelves to create...

Antique Furniture: missing table drawer, kitchen cabinet drawers, mahogany veneer
kitchen cabinet drawers, mahogany veneer, mahogany leather: since the drawer is not supported at the bottom, as most drawers are (it hangs from the side supports which are attached to the side). the bottom of the drawer will be not flush with the bottom of the front of the drawer. it might be up an inch, half inch...

Antique Furniture: Mother of Pearl Inlaid Settee, mother of pearl inlay, beautiful mother
mother of pearl inlay, beautiful mother, antique furniture: 1900-1920s victorian style, made in the USA. mahogany and birch for the primary woods. retail in a shop it would be prices at 450-850. cannot get any closer without knowing how tight the frame is. put your knee on the seat in the center then grab the...

Antique Furniture: Northern furniture 1940's bedroom set, c reiss coal company, mead library
c reiss coal company, mead library, company furniture: the wood is mahogany and you moms category is accurate. it isnt really important if it is classified as antique . everyone s definition is different. gubermint definition is 100 years. lets call this collectible or vintage. retail the stand would...

Antique Furniture: nursing chair, Spring Rocking Chair
Spring Rocking Chair: Hi Kathy, You rocker was made around 1900 and is made of Oak. It is next to impossible to come up with the original manufacturer since there were numerous furniture companies making examples like this. It has a value of about $150. to $200. to the...

Antique Furniture: Old Dresser with Vanity Mirror, Mashogany Dresser with Vanity Mirror
Mashogany Dresser with Vanity Mirror: Jan, There is a reason why you were able to pick up this dresser with vanity mirror for the reasonable price of $35.00. Today, not many buyers are interested in old second-hand furniture, preferring go to places like IKEA and Crate and Barrel to buy...

Antique Furniture: poster bed, MId-height post bed
MId-height post bed: Hi Jan, Old beds are a hard sell these days since everyone is looking for queen and king size beds that are very stylish. Single and double beds are not in demand and I see them selling in the $50 to $75. range. Perhaps making a donation would be...

Antique Furniture: Queen Anne sideboard, queen anne style, antique furniture
queen anne style, antique furniture, sideboard: thank you for the picture of the outside of the side of the drawer, the dovetailing is important and i meant to ask for this picture along with the one of the outside of the bottom of the drawer. please do one now of teh outside of the bottom of the drawer...

Antique Furniture: roll top desk, mahogany veneer, top desk
mahogany veneer, top desk, federal style: with labels there is no way anyone can tell you the manufacturer as there were thousands. have you inspected for a label? check inside drawers, and the back. the wood is mahogany veneer. it was likely made in the 1920s and is in need of some repairs...

Antique Furniture: Rolltop Dest, Scandinavian rolltop desk
Scandinavian rolltop desk : Hi Jeff, Lovely decorative desk. My feeling is that the desk is fashioned out of veneers and not all solid woods. It s hard to tell from the photo s if the lighter primary wood is Satinwood or Mahogany. While desks of this style are not as desirable...

Antique Furniture: Step back cupboard, Step back cupboard
Step back cupboard: Hi Paul While I have seen my share of many antiques in the past 42 years, my feeling is while this piece has some age to it, the level of skill for the person that made it, was perhaps lumberjack and not a cabinetmaker. It looks like firewood to me....

Antique Furniture: Styled by Phoenix chairs, phoenix furniture company, furniture wax
phoenix furniture company, furniture wax, dining chairs: there were three or four phoenix furniture companies operating. the more prominent called the phoenix furniture company; 1872-1953. their label has the phoenix facing left with flames underneath. as with all companies there were purchases and moves and...

Antique Furniture: Tilt Top Table, detective work, calm sea
detective work, calm sea, good afternoon: the mark could be anything. i have to ask a lot of questions here an ask you to help me do the detective work. here is a general description of how it should be and what to look for. first, the legs attach to the column in one of a couple of ways. ...

Antique Furniture: writing desk/sidetable?, mahogany color, antique mahogany
mahogany color, antique mahogany, writing desk: it is a breakfront with a butlers desk it does not appear to need refinishing. buy toluene free Briwax in the antique mahogany color and wax the piece. you will be amazed. it should take 2-3 hours to wax. less time means you didnt do it well...

Antique Furniture: Antique? Side Table, antique furniture, lamp table
antique furniture, lamp table, mahogany: the wood in the top is mahogany, this i can tell from the underneath picture. the legs are probably as well but cannot see the grain clearly. it was made in the 1900-1920 slot and is a replica of a hepplewhite stand or lamp table. the style is classic...

Antique Furniture: Art Deco Bedroom Set, burl elm, gum bottom
burl elm, gum bottom, burl wood: you will have to determine brass or not by scraping a small area on the back of the hardware, yellow is brass, white or silver is pot metal. plastic cannot be bakelight as all bakelight was brown or black so it must be catalin. woods in top picture ...

Antique Furniture: Dining Set, duncan phyfe style, mahogany color
duncan phyfe style, mahogany color, side chairs: most call this a duncan phyfe style table. more accurately it is a federal style table made in the 1940s. chairs are appropriate and can be called federal style as well. it has been refinished at some time as these were originally a red/brown or red...

Antique Furniture: dining table, wooden slides, chemical stripper
wooden slides, chemical stripper, silicone spray: correction 1920s-1930s base is oak as well. so the leaf is stored full length under the table and the spring flips it up when the table is opened-----this is a different setup than i have seen, could hurt something or someone?? there is a silicone...

Antique Furniture: gateleg table, New England
New England : Marysue, I, or no one else for that matter can answer the questions that you are asking from a photograph. You need to find a professional restore in your area to answer all of your questions. I trust you can find a reliable person in your area....

Antique Furniture: Identify & Appraise Please, colonial revival style, textured paint
colonial revival style, textured paint, knobs: your question as to worth an age this style is colonial revival style made in the 1920s it would sell in a shop , retail, at 300$ each. fortunate for you these will sell the same painted or original finish. although i am not a fan of painted items...

Antique Furniture: Johns Furniture Roll Top Desk, hidden latch, roll top desk
hidden latch, roll top desk, center drawer: might have been a latch he showed you to unlock but to take it apart to move is involved. i have taken apart and assembled at least 40 in the last 40 years. take out the center drawer and set aside. feel around the underside of the overhang of the writing...

Antique Furniture: Nelson Matter bed set, washstand, foot board
washstand, foot board, furniture manufacturers: Nelson Matter was one of the three top furniture manufacturers in the grand rapids area for decades. the wood is figured birch and looks to have been refinished, originally it was darker to resemble mahogany. Made around 1900. Do you have the mirror...

Antique Furniture: Rockford furniture secretary, mahogany veneer, water based stains
mahogany veneer, water based stains, decent shape: this appears to b from the 1920s and is done in mahogany veneer. Ideally this should be called a drop front or slant front desk or secretary. The gov winthrop tag is used, albeit incorrectly, for the secretaries with a bookcase on top. The finish is...

Antique Furniture: roll top desk - tambour repair, roll top desk, gram strength
roll top desk, gram strength, framing square: it warms my heart to see someone doing this right. two choices on the backing. light to medium canvas or light to medium duck cloth. duck cloth comes in color so you will not see the white line of the canvas when the tambour is in place. some types of...

Antique Furniture: Rolltop desk, roll top desk, antique slot machines
roll top desk, antique slot machines, wholesale value: wholesale at auction pricing would be 350-400 in shop pricing after some work and care would be double to 1000. the surfaces appear to be dull with no coating. if it is smooth then use a medium oak color, toluene free Briwax brand finishing wax. coat...

Antique Furniture: Seeking Age, Style and Value To Sell, wooden wheels, age style
wooden wheels, age style, excellent condition: made around 1900-1915 oak, from golden oak atyle and period probably made in the grand rapids area but there were 5000 factories in operation in the USA at the time. retail in a shop would be prices at 400-550each, often overpriced at 650-700. ...

Antique Furniture: Showers Brother Buffet & 2 Piece Cabinet, china cabinet, sideboard
china cabinet, sideboard, showers: these were manufactured around 1910-20. it is unfortunate that the legs have been shortened on the sidebaord. this hurts the value. the blind china cabinet would sell retail in a shop at 650 the sideboard, if whole, would sell at 850 but since it...

Antique Furniture: Tomlinson Chair Co China Cabinet, colonial revival style, shellac varnish
colonial revival style, shellac varnish, plate grooves: i looked at the close picture again. please do not paint this, it is better quality that i first thought an is mahogany. refinish it properly to bring value to 650-750. painting will be valued at half. good piece colonial revival style. from...

Antique Furniture: Vanity?, rough condition, antique store
rough condition, antique store, drawers: it is 1930s. the mirror probably came off a dresser but is a good mate. Take the mirror off and see if there is an outline that matches it on the top. also check the back to see if the mounting braces have an outline or shadow that makes it original. i...

Antique Furniture: Vintage/antique Love seat &chairs, wooden rollers, walnut burl
wooden rollers, walnut burl, seat chairs: made around 1880 in walnut and walnut burl. eastlake victorian in style and period. good set unfortunately these and other similar sets do not bring as much as they should and are difficult to sell. whoever buys will want to put their own fabric which...

Antique Furniture: Vintage Medicine Cabinet, chestnut blight, shaving mirror
chestnut blight, shaving mirror, mirror frame: It could be a shaving mirror that someone made from old parts or it could be a manufactured item. Cant really say but i would call it a shaving mirror since it resembles the upper part of shaving stands made around 1885-1900, which is the age of this....

Antique Furniture: Walnut "Chest of Drawers" from McCabe Furniture Co., coudersport pennsylvania, linen press
coudersport pennsylvania, linen press, chest of drawers: judging from the feedback I have failed to satisfy your query. was there something else that you needed to be satisfied?? ====================== this is a walnut veneered adaptation of a linen press called a gentlemans chest made around 1910. as...

Antique Furniture: Antique Chair, music chairs, american manufacturer
music chairs, american manufacturer, antique chair: these were called music chairs because of he seat compartment. the style is a modified eastlake victorian. i cannot tell the wood from the photo provided. it appears to be from this continent not from europe, could be canadian or American manufacturer....

Antique Furniture: antique dining set-identity?, 1920's Jacobean style dinng furniture
1920's Jacobean style dinng furniture: Hi Dreama, What I can tell you is that the pieces you have date to the 1920 s and could have been made by a slew of any one furniture companies, since it was very popular at that time. Many English style homes were being built in the United States during...

Antique Furniture: antique rocker, antique furniture, spindles
antique furniture, spindles, spindle: a great rocker, unusual with the tall spindles. the seat origanlly was most likely either caned or had an embossed leather or fiber insert with a design. the wood is oak. it was manufactured around 1900 during the golden oak period which is the style;...

Antique Furniture: buffet, Legless Sideboard Server.
Legless Sideboard Server.: Hi Esperanza, All though your photo s are extremely dark I would have to say you need to go back and find the legs to that beast! I can t say too much more about your Legless Sideboard Server. Best Wishes, George E. Harrison III www.americanainteriors.com...

Antique Furniture: Cane Settee, mahogany color, gold type
mahogany color, gold type, different color: Hi the settee is not considered an antique as it is from the latter part of the 20th c. but that doesnt mean it isnt nice. it only means that is isnt antique by definition. anything you do will only enhance the esthetic and associative value as long...

Antique Furniture: Desk, 1930's Mahogany Secretary
1930's Mahogany Secretary: Hi Laquisha, You secretary could have been made by any number of the numerous furniture companies that existed when your desk was produced, back in the 1930 s to 1940 s. I am no so sure what the market is like in Canada for mahogany furniture and pieces...

Antique Furniture: estimated value of 3 chairs, music chairs, musical symbol
music chairs, musical symbol, love seat: not teak wood. made around 1910-20. these are usually figured birch, birch and/or mahogany. etter pictures will help. in focus and clear please. there were 5000 manufactures in operation at the time these were made so knowing the manufacturer without...

Antique Furniture: Identification, Art-Deco Sideboarsd-Buffet Server
Art-Deco Sideboarsd-Buffet Server: Eric, It looks like your latest rummaging has produced a real boat anchor of a find. Like a fair amount of furniture made in the later 1930 s, this Art-Deco style sideboard or buffet when new was designed and built to a price, rather than a standard....

Antique Furniture: Kindel Chairs, Kindel Dining Chairs
Kindel Dining Chairs: Hi Lucy, Yes, you too can become a Kindel furniture expert to some degree. First off, it is import to know that not all models, regardless of who the furniture manufacturer is, has a high resale value. Secondly, the value of sets of chairs goes up when...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger octagonal side table, Vintage 1920's Kittinger Table
Vintage 1920's Kittinger Table: Hi Kim, Thanks for your research question for the Kittinger table in the Baroque style. Being a dealer specializing in Kittinger furniture for over 40 years, I can accurately inform you that your latest yard sale find does not qualify as being on...

Antique Furniture: Lewisburg Cabinet Hutch, reproduction furniture, antique furniture
reproduction furniture, antique furniture, difference of opinion: Dear Laurie, Please do not be offended, but my field of expertise is in fine reproduction furniture. What you are sending me photo s for, in my opinion, is tired old used up furniture. In other words, firewood with no real value. Thanks, George...

Antique Furniture: How about matching desk, Circa 1900 Vanity
Circa 1900 Vanity: Hi Douglas, While you could refer to it as a desk, I would say that it started life as a vanity with a matching mirror, as part of a bedroom suite. The same value of $275. to $325 would apply. Regards, George E. Harrison III www.americanainteriors.com...

Antique Furniture: Miniature Chest of Drawers, chest of drawers, furniture category
chest of drawers, furniture category, drawer construction: in the emails i forgot to give some values. this one and the other one you sent the email of are not real old. by that i mean this isn t as old as it appears, its good but the drawer construction told the story. understand that this does not detract...

Antique Furniture: Partner DESK, stylish furniture, furniture shops
stylish furniture, furniture shops, jacobean style: It is my understanding that Lenox Furniture Shops was an outlet not a manufacturer. They did sell between 1895 and the 1930s and sold stylish furniture of the times. Your desk is 1920s vintage in the jacobean style and it is a nice one. In need of a...

Antique Furniture: Pedestal table value, Charak 104" Banded Dining Table
Charak 104" Banded Dining Table: Dear Jan, Based on your description only, with not photo, a Charak banded dining table with two leaves opening to 104 inches, seating 8 comfortably, would fall pricewise in the range of $1,200. to $1,500. With less people today furnishing dining...

Antique Furniture: Is this possibly an antique, Antique 4 Drawer Chest circa 1900.
Antique 4 Drawer Chest circa 1900.: Hi Douglas, Never bring a knife to a gun fight is what I always say about storage unit auctions. Hopefully you did not pay an exorbitant amount to acquire this chest of drawers. The chest dates to about 1900 and was factory made, as opposed to cabinet...

Antique Furniture: Rocking chair, old mom, rocking chair
old mom, rocking chair, congrats: it is a manufactured piece in oak. the style is a mix of several. made in the golden oak period around 1900. probably in the grand rapids area. congrats on your mom in law for being sharp and here. very nice rocker, probaly sell retail in a shop at...

Antique Furniture: Rocking chair, quarter sawn oak, loose joints
quarter sawn oak, loose joints, wooden pegs: going back and seeing these pictures on the site it is only the front of the chair back that exhibits quarter sawn oak veneer. ================= below is a repeat of the email i sent to you. my comments are preceeded by [bk]. ------ Hello Bob! The...

Antique Furniture: S. Bent & Bros. Vintage Windsor Chairs, comb, windsor
comb, windsor, 1970s: You are correct that the chairs are not antique . They appear to be 1970s vintage but even so and becasue of the wonderful condition and quality they would sell in a shop at 100-150 each. know that bent and co manufactured quality items. they operated...

Antique Furniture: Table, antiques mall, shop antiques
antiques mall, shop antiques, resale store: this is a modern table called a butlers tray top table. since so many manufacturers made this type of table from the 1960s forward, without a label no one can tell you who manufactured this one. the wood is usually cherry, the hinges brass, some times...

Antique Furniture: Telephone Table, 1930's vintage telephone table
1930's vintage telephone table: Hi Denise, While you can possibly dream up a number of original uses for the table, it was most defiantly made as a telephone table, possibly from the very late 1920 s or 1930 s. The swing arm with it s round pad was made to accommodate an earlier...

Antique Furniture: Vanity or desk, chippendale style, kons
chippendale style, kons, service members: This is a Chinese Chippendale style desk with an alter styled top. Alter tables had turned up ends and this is what is copied here. This style of furniture has been made for export from China, Tiawwan, and Hong Kons for decasdes. I first started seeing...

Antique Furniture: Whitney Buffet - 1930's?, 1940's Maple Buffet
1940's Maple Buffet: Hi David, Being on the West Coast with a piece of New England style furniture does not make for an easy sale. I am finding today early American style furniture is not on most peoples hit parade. You can try using Craig s List or perhaps a local consignment...

Antique Furniture: Whitney Furniture Chest of Drawers, Small Maple Chest by Whitney Furniture
Small Maple Chest by Whitney Furniture: Hello Denise, Thanks for your questions regarding the chest. What little I have been able to come up with,the Whitney furniture Co. goes back to the early 19th century, manufacturing in Gardner, Massachusetts. They started out with the production of...

Antique Furniture: 1950s Baker Buffet, 1950s Baker Buffet
1950s Baker Buffet: Hi Bronna, I wish I could advise you on who would be a buyer for the Baker Buffet, but due to it s undesirable style and with issues, I see pieces like this bringing little or no money. I place value of $150. to $200. for it. I see dealers sitting...

Antique Furniture: antiqie vanity mirror, Antique Vanity Mirror
Antique Vanity Mirror: Hi Tashia, With the photo s that you provided me with, it is difficult to offer much information for your mirror. If I had to guess it appears to be either late 19th century or early 20th century and was originally part of a vanity. Due to the condition...

Antique Furniture: Antique bed, colonial revival style, thesis style
colonial revival style, thesis style, negative connotation: This style poster bed was manufactured in the 1930 slot. Because of the shape of the footboard they have become known as waterfall style. some call thesis style depression style but that, to me, is a disservice and carries a negative connotation. I...

Antique Furniture: Antique chair, roll top desk, proper restoration
roll top desk, proper restoration, monetary values: because of the present condition of the surfaces, any proper restoration, stripping, gentle sanding, staining, and lacquer or shellac applied correctly and smoothly will enhance both the esthetic and monetary values. polyurethane is best left in the store....

Antique Furniture: Antique dining room furnture, dining room furniture, mahogany veneer
dining room furniture, mahogany veneer, jacobean style: good buy 1920s set in the jacobean style, loosely but it is dominant. wood should be walnut veneers and mahogany veneer. fair market price. table w/o chairs looking good, not showing dings, nicks or uneven stained and discolored surfaces. legs are...

Antique Furniture: antique dining set, 1920's dining room set
1920's dining room set: Sharon This Baroque style of 1920 s furniture was like an epidemic in this country with numerous companies making this basic style with no indicaton of a spcific maker. There is hardly any interest in the style today and unless you would want to...

Antique Furniture: Antique dining set/buffet, jacobean style, table and chairs
jacobean style, table and chairs, dominant style: i would agree that the dominant style of the oak table and chairs is an adaptation of jacobean made around 1920s. the buffet appears to either be european or fashioned after european deco. oak as well. since there are thousands of manufacturers in...

Antique Furniture: Antique sideboard label, antique sideboard, word mark
antique sideboard, word mark, restorer: when restored have the restorer stay away from the label. a light coat of shellac wont hurt but basically leave it alone. It will take a while but i am thinking this is the store label but i will keep searching. i have never found online sources of historical...

Antique Furniture: Antique sideboard, antique sideboard, dime size
antique sideboard, dime size, antique furniture: if it is what i think and it is then restored it would sell higher of course. around 1500$, maybe 1800, or it could be at 850. it will depend on how well it is restored. the small chips aren t important but the color and smoothness of the total is important...

Antique Furniture: Antique Single Arm (one arm) Chairs, arm chairs, arm design
arm chairs, arm design, victorian era: your are correct that they are eastlake and in walnut. these are part of a parlor set for ladies seating due to the type of dress worn and the fact that in the day people sat more formal or proper and did not lounge back when conversing or drinking tea....

Antique Furniture: Armchairs, colonial revival, maple wood
colonial revival, maple wood, armchairs: hello, this chair is not really in my area of expertise. it appears to be 1950-70s but without seeing it in the raw it is impossible to say. vintage actually is a term used to describe wines and was adapted by some clever soul to apply to anything...

Antique Furniture: Bailey Table, iron legs, jamestown ny
iron legs, jamestown ny, dining room table: resale value as an antiques is lost due to the replacement of the base. you can see where there was another type of base on this and the underneath along with the label—so glad it is intact-proves it is a 1900-20s table top. I will assume someone removed...

Antique Furniture: Baker secretary desk, Baker Secretary desk.
Baker Secretary desk.: Hi Monika, This Baker desk is an vintage example of the fine craftmanship that the Baker Furniture Company was noted for when they were turnng out exaqmples of quality furniture in their Holland Michigan facility. The Baker compnay was purchased by the...

Antique Furniture: Barber Shop Sterilizer Cabinet, wood putty, tulip poplar
wood putty, tulip poplar, sweet gum: appears to be tulip poplar. Many items have multiple woods. for example often sweet gum, tulip poplar, magnolia and cottonwood might be mixed. When wood lots are cut with similar woods they are rarely separated for market so there will often be a...

Antique Furniture: Cedar/hope chest, great grandmother, briwax
great grandmother, briwax, bad shape: i assume i was downgraded on knowledgeably because i could not name a manufacturer. since that is not a question that anyone can answer perhaps there was something else that you wanted to know. if so ask. i do try to be complete and answer the question...

Antique Furniture: Chair, bachelors, flair
bachelors, flair, furniture: 1890-1910 oak dining chair that was part of a set at one time. from the golden oak period and could have come from the grand rapids mi area as that was the center of furniture manufacturing at the time although there were thousands of manufacturers across...

Antique Furniture: Chair with unusual arms, slender wings, mid 1800s
slender wings, mid 1800s, planters: it is a reproduction of planters chair or a plantation chair. originally from around the mid 1800s with cane or straw backs and seats. they have evolved to ones like yours with leather and full fabric in the backs and seats and are no for indoor use rather...

Antique Furniture: Childs Rocking Chair, sewing rocker, mahogany color
sewing rocker, mahogany color, rocking chair: proper stripping, and restoration will not hurt the value of this sewing rocker made in the 1910-20 era. not sure why you would want to take it apart.++ without a label there is no way anyone can tell you the manufacturer out of the 5000 in operation...

Antique Furniture: is this dining table worth restoring?, colonial revival style, mahogany veneer
colonial revival style, mahogany veneer, peck hills: i commend you on wahting to keep family heirlooms. the table is colonial revival style in the jacobean form made in the 1920s. top will be either walnut or mahogany veneer, most likely walnut. rest is sweet gum wood. restoration would be high, about...

Antique Furniture: Drawer locks on sideboard, drawer locks, sideboard
drawer locks, sideboard, wood frame: This is common and often seen. the thickness of the wood will be strong enough in the pictured lock. In some bookcases I have see the wood worn away to thin which must then be reinforces for the next 100 years. That screw looks like it might tighten about...

Antique Furniture: Early American Furniture, early american furniture, tulip poplar
early american furniture, tulip poplar, dry sink: need sent to my email address as attachments to one email for each piece, multiple pictures. underneath each, inside each, back of each, back of doors, edge of doors, back of drawer front. outside of the side of the drawer where the side meets the front....

Antique Furniture: Eastlake dresser ???, time mary, antique furniture
time mary, antique furniture, eastlake: as it sits about 250/350. the end result of your efforts will determine the value. someone has changed the hardware. choose the right ones and check to see which holes or hole is the original, the center or two outside ones and use the right style....

Antique Furniture: Chair with unusual arms, slave owners, west indies
Antique Furniture: Chair with unusual arms, slave owners, west indies, slaves

Antique Furniture: Ferguson Brothers Plant/Fern Stand, Ferguson Brothers Plant/Fern Stands 1940's
Ferguson Brothers Plant/Fern Stands 1940's: Hi Terri, You are correct about dating your Ferguson plant stands to the 1940 s and based on what I am able to see in your photo and their condition, I place a value of $35. to $50. each on the stands. Best Wishes, George E. Terrain III www.americanainteriors.com...

Antique Furniture: French Server, sideboard buffet, apple wood
sideboard buffet, apple wood, french server: i cannot see the wood close enough to tell you the species. all three names are correct. the date is way off. i would like to see multiple pictures of the back, underneath, under drawer, outside of one drawer where the side meets the front, pic of interior...

Antique Furniture: Help to identify and old overstuffed armchair, overstuffed armchair, herringbone pattern
overstuffed armchair, herringbone pattern, spring base: The chair is from the 1920s but the fabric is not original. i suspect the fabric was done in the 1970-80s. You will never know the manufacturer as there were 5000 in operation at that time. If there is a label, often there is not, then you will know either...

Antique Furniture: Hepplewhite period? chair with inlay, intricate inlay, string inlay
intricate inlay, string inlay, seat cushions: good picture of the fan design, man that is some wonderful work. The chair is fabulous. I have to know what you paid, if you dont mind and which auction house. i think not a hepplewhite period chair depending on what the definition of period is held...

Antique Furniture: Hepplewhite style chairs, Hepplewhite style chairs
Hepplewhite style chairs: HI Tim, From you photo s I would have to say that the chairs were made in the 1930 s to 1940 s and are your typical production made factory chairs. Hard to say what factory made them since this caliber and style of furniture from the time period becomes...

Antique Furniture: Identify chair style & value, Circa 1895 Late Victorian Walnut Chairs
Circa 1895 Late Victorian Walnut Chairs: Hi Dee, What you have I believe is part of an original set of dining chairs in the late Victorian style, circa 1895. While they appear to have been refinished and obviously re-upholstered, they make a fine presentation. Unfortunately, this style...

Antique Furniture: Identifying this interesting table, side storage, table slide
side storage, table slide, cabinet table: i have to admit to being somewhat disappointed at your feedback scoring. everything you asked was answered that could be answered. perhaps, since this is not an antique i should have just said so and rejected the question as i normally do but i thought...

Antique Furniture: information on furniture piece, 1920's vintage Vanity
1920's vintage Vanity: Hi Anthony, What you have is a 1920 s vintage ladies vanity which would have had an accompanying bench. Perhaps at the time it was purchased when new there could have been a mirror that was in keeping with the piece. Since there is no label and there...

Antique Furniture: Inherited Furniture with Lyre and Grenade Features, 1920's dining room furniture
1920's dining room furniture: Hi Courtney, Your furniture pieces do not suggest any one maker since there where numerous furniture companies making stylized (dreamed up)furniture years ago in this general style. One thing I can most assuredly tell you and that is the name Duncan...

Antique Furniture: JL Witz Antique Bedroom Suite Furniture, 1920's Painted Bedroom Set by Witz Furniture Corp.
1920's Painted Bedroom Set by Witz Furniture Corp.: Michael, If there was any real value in this set, it would have been in it s original wood finish, and not painted. Furniture in general like your set is not so popular in todays marketplace, so therefore I feel this painted set is worth just north...

Antique Furniture: Kindel dining set 1960 (est.), Circa 1960 French Provincial style diinng set by Kindel Furniture Co.
Circa 1960 French Provincial style diinng set by Kindel Furniture Co.: Hi Mary, Some very important factors to note. Prior to 1982 and that is when your dining set would have been produced, there was no real interest in the Kindel furniture brand. While the quality of their furniture was of better than average quality,...

Antique Furniture: Kindel dresser, 1950's Adaptation Kindel 4 drawer chest
1950's Adaptation Kindel 4 drawer chest: Hi Michael, To give you a more complete understanding about the Kindel furniture company and the place it has occupied over the years, I ll provide the following information. The founder of the Kindel Furniture Co. was a gentleman by the name of Charles...

Antique Furniture: landstrom buffet, Landstrom Sideboard circa 1920's
Landstrom Sideboard circa 1920's: Hello again Heather, Thanks for sending along the additional photo s. While I can confirm by the attached label that your sideboard is indeed made by The Landstrom furniture company , it does not change the present values or state of the market. Most...

Antique Furniture: Mandel furniture Chicago, Mandel furniture Chicago Pr Nightstands
Mandel furniture Chicago Pr Nightstands: Hi Deb, Mandel Furniture was most likely a independent furniture store in Chicago that sold their pieces under their own label, not wanting people to be able to shop their offerings. Without photo s I can not be of further assistance. Regards,...

Antique Furniture: Murphy Chairs, antique collectable, mid 1940s
antique collectable, mid 1940s, tulip poplar: sorry but i cannot give feel good pricing as it is a disservice to everyone for many reasons. I think you were probably joking with me since i wrote in the instructions page or somewhere that i dont give feel good . i will gladly give fair market value...

Antique Furniture: Platform rocker ca 1880s, platform rocker, furniture manufacturers
platform rocker, furniture manufacturers, coil spring: walnut platform rocker from 1880. as to manufacturer, there were about 5000 furniture manufacturers in operation so without a label no one can tell you. these were popular and made by many companies. I suspect that the roll at the top covers more wood...

Antique Furniture: Removing Paint, oil base paint, latex paint
oil base paint, latex paint, milk paint: no it would not. a heat gum is not selective in what it attacks. you can try but be prepared for less than acceptable results. the only way, and it takes a good touch is to scrape it with a sharp knife with a curved blade and that should be a skill...

Antique Furniture: Your response just now..., Low-end import furniture values.
Low-end import furniture values.: Kate- I am very sorry to help you with identifying your pieces and their value. Non-descript furniture made in foreign countries is very difficult to identify since it is of a low-end nature. Imported one week and gone the next. Your question needs...

Antique Furniture: Spinet Desk, mahogany veneers, mahogany veneer
mahogany veneers, mahogany veneer, square grand pianos: these are from around 1920. made in sweet gum and tulip poplar but with mahogany veneers on some surfaces. cant remember the photos and they are not with this post but is seems like the front picture showed a surface that was not mahogany veneer. these...

Antique Furniture: Timber, mahogany color, tulip poplar
mahogany color, tulip poplar, sweet gum: There were several woods used and unfortunately we cannot go by color to determine species. Please post or email me a close clear picture of the grain in question and I will try to identify it for you. Color is one of several indicators the main one and...

Antique Furniture: Vanity, colonial revival style, mahogany veneer
colonial revival style, mahogany veneer, sweet gum: this is a 1920s piece. It is in walnut (dark flat surfaces) and birds eye or burl ash veneers (the lighter colors), and mahogany veneer (reddish color). The frame and legs are sweet gum. i cannot tell the condition from the photos but these sell retail...

Antique Furniture: vtg.drum table, Adasption rent/ drum table
Adasption rent/ drum table: Hi Tracy, What you have is a table that was built to a price and not to a standard, hence the absence of 4 dovetailed drawers. While the flip up tops are an alternative means for accessing storage, it is not a substitute for building the table in an...

Antique Furniture: West Michigan Furniture Bed Value, Vintage 1940's Bed
Vintage 1940's Bed: Hi Jennifer, First off, the bed is not an antique, it is a vintage bed dating back to the 1930 s-40 s. In order for a piece of furniture to be a true antique it must be 100 years old or older. The West Michigan Furniture Company that made the bed...

Antique Furniture: Writing table (continued), table measures, side detail
table measures, side detail, antique furniture: although the dovetails are hand cut or cut with a dull electric cutter is the question. either way they are not the type of dovetails we see in earlier pieces (1800s). The drawer bottom is not made like an 1800s piece. When we see these items that have...

Antique Furniture: antique china cabinet, colonial revival, insurance replacement
colonial revival, insurance replacement, china cabinet: This is a blind china cabinet made in the 1920s. It is in the william and mary style and is called colonial revival by many. Those that call it depression furniture are repeating a description that does not fit. In a shop it should be priced around 850...

Antique Furniture: Antique dressers, 1920's chests by Shower Brothers
1920's chests by Shower Brothers: Hi Aliscia, I assume you have taken the opportunity to read on-line the history of the Shower Brothers Furniture Company. While I am not certain what the market is like in your area, but I can tell you that this style of furniture today has fallen...

Antique Furniture: Antique Furniture/Vanity, mahogany veneer, walnut veneer
mahogany veneer, walnut veneer, sweet gum: vanities are low. it does not look like it was cut down. made in the 1920s with a combination of sweet gum, mahogany veneer and walnut veneer. in a shop these, depending on the surface condition, will bring 400. but the surfaces and interiors must be...

Antique Furniture: Antique sideboard, antique sideboard, oak sideboard
antique sideboard, oak sideboard, wooden pegs: sorry i wasn t clear. by smooth i meant the finish or coating when you run your hand across it. good to know the drawers and doors are moving smoothly as well. too often drawers hang up when closing due to 100+ years of usage. good drawer construction...

Antique Furniture: Antique Sofas, Sofa recovering recommendations
Sofa recovering recommendations: Hi Martha, While I can not tell you who the manufacturer ws for these sofas since they are of somewhat inferior quality. Not being true antuques adn lacking in design executon as wel as good form, I can tel you that it is my opinion that the costsw...

Antique Furniture: Antique Table, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, elite tables: without a visual hands on inspection the cost to restore would be a range between 500-650. the gouges in the top will not disappear after restoration, they can be made level with the top but they will appear as dark lines and/or spots in the wood. These...

Antique Furniture: Burl Wood Chest, burl wood, walnut burl
burl wood, walnut burl, wood chest: walnut and walnut burl. late victorian style and period. from the exterior I would have thought 1875 but the joints in the drawer in picture one appear to be machine cut making it about 15-20 years later but that doesnt affect the desirability. everything...

Antique Furniture: chair, parallel marks, scrub plane
parallel marks, scrub plane, shallow valley: now, rub your hand across the bottom from side to side and tell me if there are shallow valley and crests about 1-1.5 inches from valley to valley or peak to peak, (crest to crest). we are checking to see if the bottom was hand planed with a scrub plane or...

Antique Furniture: chest of drawers, chest of drawers, colonial revival
chest of drawers, colonial revival, wooden wheels: made in the 1920s. picture is too far to see the wood grain, please apply additional photo showing wood grain. called colonial revival, it is in a combination of styles, sheraton characteristics victorian characteristics and others, as is all furniture...

Antique Furniture: Child's rocking chair, oak veneer, cocking
oak veneer, cocking, itis: 1900s rocker in oak. seat is a shaped seat. it is oak, the back is laminated with quartersawn oak veneer on the front, probably back too. you sure it is a childs rocker. it was originally light in color the golden oak period. as shown in shop price...

Antique Furniture: dresser, american manufactured furniture, brown paint
american manufactured furniture, brown paint, chest of drawers: you are not near ready for pulls yet but i suggest you look at pictures of 1920s chest of drawers and dressers to determine what you should use. there were many types of pulls used so my saying wont help you. choose what you like from the many available....

Antique Furniture: is this an Eastlake?, eastlake style, endtables
eastlake style, endtables, proper restoration: Whoever told you that is well meaning but somewhat uninformed. As to refinishing, each item must be evaluated on its own. It is true that original coatings are preferred but that is not always possible without the skills needed to effect proper conservation....

Antique Furniture: Gossip bench, Off shore furniture Gossip Bench
Off shore furniture Gossip Bench: Hi Kim, There is not too much I can tell you about this piece of furniture, except I belive it was recently made in some third world country, where most of the vulgar furniture has been coming from these days. As to the value, it is worthless to anyone...

Antique Furniture: A. H. Heilman Bedroom Set, oak veneer, tiger oak
oak veneer, tiger oak, foot board: washstand aand dresser as shown would sell at auction for 150-250 each, shop price at 250-325 as shown. cant say about the bed without seeing a picture. take the rollers off and bag them to go with the set. it is quartersawn oak from around 1900...

Antique Furniture: Jacobean additional pictures, aprons, apron
aprons, apron, screws: thanks your for the pictures, the wood is oak in what is show on the side or apron. would you please send a picture of one of the pocket holes drilled in the brace in the center of the table top (or one of the ones in the aprons) that the screws are inserted...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger Chair, Kittinger Jacobean Style Arm Chair C. 1920's
Kittinger Jacobean Style Arm Chair C. 1920's: Dear Bernadette, Thanks for sending along the photo of your Kittinger arm chair. What you have is a chair that was made most likely in the 1920 s, in the Baroque or more commonly referred to in the Jacobean style. This particulars style of furniture...

Antique Furniture: Lionhead desk, desk style, secretary desk
desk style, secretary desk, front desk: made between 1920-40. this is one of many forms of this style desk, fall front desk, or secretary desk. the front is a modified block front form, some are flat, some are bow front, some are serpentine front. yours is a fancier grade than many in this...

Antique Furniture: maple spindle rope bed, Circa 1860 Maple Rope Bed
Circa 1860 Maple Rope Bed: Hi Diane, With no makers name and the fact that it is an earlier bed, there is not too much information that anyone can provide you with. Your bed dates to about 1860 to 1880. In addition to the term rope bed, these beds were often also called spindle...

Antique Furniture: Milton Bradley Co. desk or bench, statin island new york, vienna maine
statin island new york, vienna maine, kindergarten classrooms: You should not try to take this to the original surface color. that would devalue the item considerably. no sandpaper should be rubbed on this at all. you may lightly clean the metal with a soft brass bristle brush. the wood can be washed with gently with...

Antique Furniture: Old bed, s hooks, headboard
s hooks, headboard: good to hear from you! 1890-1900 but the thing is if it has been cut down, are the rails right, tight and original. without a label there is no way to determine the manufacturer from teh 5000 in operation at the time. i need a picture of the part...

Antique Furniture: Original Duncan Phyfe?, Stylized Duncan Phyfe style sofa
Stylized Duncan Phyfe style sofa: Hi Lauren, Judging by the photo s I would say that the piece dates to the 1930 s to 1940 s. Having seen a number of period Duncan Phyfe pieces, including sofa s, the detail work on your example is not representative of the New York shop of Duncan Phyfe...

Antique Furniture: Pembroke style table, william sloane coffin, plywood bottom
william sloane coffin, plywood bottom, time natalie: The Company of Master Craftsmen was founded by William Sloane Coffin, Sr in 1925. since the mahogany association disbanded in mid 1960s it palces your table in teh 20 year span between 1946 and 1966. If you are not skilled at refinishing i would leave...

Antique Furniture: questions about 2 pieces of furniture, rockford illinois, antique furniture
rockford illinois, antique furniture, sideboard: chifferobe was made in the 30s, the sideboard in the 20s. because there were thousands of manufacturers in operation, there is no way without a label to tell you which one. in Rockford there are close to 50 manufacturers listed. what else is on the...

Antique Furniture: Sette, furniture makers, hatrack
furniture makers, hatrack, hepplewhite: made around 1910. most gentlemen placed their hats on their lap as was the formal custom, or on a hatrack at the entrance but furniture makers did gimmicks to enhance specialty sales on items. very nice bench in the hepplewhite and sheraton styles. ...

Antique Furniture: Sheraton Style Display Cabinet, display cabinet, hepplewhite
display cabinet, hepplewhite, tool marks: i realized as soon as i sent the email that there were no drawers. i just received the pictures to my email, thanks. dont be disappointed, but the piece is not as early as you thought. age alone doesnt make something better or worse, just older, or...

Antique Furniture: Shower's Furniture China Cabinet, Shower's Furniture China Cabinet
Shower's Furniture China Cabinet: Hi Susan, Without attempting to sound like a furniture snob, but Showers Furniture is furniture built to a price,not to a standard, back in the day. Today, there is a downward spiral of interest for furniture of this style since there is so much finer...

Antique Furniture: Stamped Kittinger Queen Anne Mahogany Tray Top Tea Table, Kittinger Colonial Williamsburg CW8 Tea Table
Kittinger Colonial Williamsburg CW8 Tea Table: Hi Scott, Being a long time expert for Kittinger furniture and also having made an attempt to personally purchase the Kittinger company of Buffalo, New York in April of 1990, affords me the ability to answer your questions. First, the association of...

Antique Furniture: can't find anything else like it, old furniture, google
old furniture, google, tbo: to restore, the mirrors need to come out and the glass out of the door. then the stripping, gently sanding, stain, top clear coat, shellac or lacquer. rubbing between coats to smooth with 320 no fil paper. if it is all tight and the finish good the market...

Antique Furniture: table, Kittinger circa 1920's Library Table
Kittinger circa 1920's Library Table: Hi Nanette, While the Kittinger Furniture Company made many different models of Jacobean style furniture from the 1920 s and early 1930 s I can not say for certain if this is one of their pieces. What I can tell you is that the table has been stripped...

Antique Furniture: tea/wine cart, tea cart, antiques mall
tea cart, antiques mall, antique furniture: the wood often is called kingwood but this looks more like white or indian mahogany. it is not an old piece by my standards, 1970s vintage. If it is not made in America there will be a country of origin label underneath. check and let me know. an antiques...

Antique Furniture: Unusual table, mahogany veneers, chippendale style
mahogany veneers, chippendale style, expandable table: you said in your feedback that you were looking for conformation of the manufacturer. I did not understand that is what you wanted since you stated it was labeled lex chair company i just assumed you would know it was from that company. sorry. ======================================================================...

Antique Furniture: value of table, Warsaw Sheraton Style Drop Leaf Table
Warsaw Sheraton Style Drop Leaf Table: Hi Rob, While I believe your table has some age, I do not feel that it is a period antique, perhaps from the 1940 s. To use the word antique, this table would have to be at least 100 years old, so therefore I would consider it a vintage table, in the...

Antique Furniture: Virginia House by Lincoln Industries, Virginia House by Lincoln Industries
Virginia House by Lincoln Industries: Hi Cathy, Without being able to see detailed photo s of what you are trying to describe, I can not make any recommendations or comment. What I can tell is if you paint these pieces, you can then plan on having an impossible time trying to sell them,...

Antique Furniture: west Michigan furniture co., West Michigan Furniuter Company bedroom.
West Michigan Furniuter Company bedroom.: Hi Christine, What you have is furniture that was produced in large numbers by the West Michigan Furniture Company. Established in 1889 the company thrived and employed over 600 workers until 1975, when the business finally closed. Keep in mind, that...

Antique Furniture: west michigan furniture desk, 1930 to 1940's Ladies Vanity and Bench
1930 to 1940's Ladies Vanity and Bench: Dear Barb, While this may appear to you as a desk, this is actually considered a ladies vanity with bench. It most likely came with a matching mirror which is how they were sold, historically speaking. I would say that for the time period, being...

Antique Furniture: windsor rush seat side chairs, rush bottom, small chairs
rush bottom, small chairs, rush seat: 1920-40 reproduction of rush bottom windsor brace back style chair stained to a walnut color. the uppers need to be glued as i can see where the spindles are pulling out. they will need work if you are to use them. you will have to decide whether or not...

Antique Furniture: what is it, briwax, paste wax
briwax, paste wax, bottom shelf: It would depend on your skills and experience as a restorer. Bottom shelf should be repaired rather than replaced. I cant tell from the photo what need to be repaired on the shelf but for me it is like this. If i am only going to repair, stabilize and...

Antique Furniture: antique arm chair, 19th Century Eastlake Arm Chair
19th Century Eastlake Arm Chair: Ken, What you have is a chair which dates to the last quarter of the 19th century, in the Eastlake style. While the chair has a value of a couple hundred dollars, one would hope that it could find a caring new home, that will preserve it, rather that...

Antique Furniture: antique chair identification, savonarola chair, clear lacquer
savonarola chair, clear lacquer, mahogany color: it is a loose interpretation of a savonarola chair made between 1890 and 1915. I cannot be certain of the wood from the photos. the back will be a veneer, either oak or mahogany. the rest will be either oak, if the back is oak, or figured birch if the...

Antique Furniture: antique dresser, mahogany veneer, colonial reproductions
mahogany veneer, colonial reproductions, grand rapids furniture: it appears to be made 1910-20. walnut or mahogany veneer on the faces, part of a set at one time but the company operated 1928-1940s. what it appears is that they made colonial reproductions which were very popular in the 1900-1920s. The made good items...

Antique Furniture: Antique mystery chair, empire revival, empire period
empire revival, empire period, empire style: This is a manufactured chair from 1900-1915. The wood is birch and figured birch which was stained at the factory with a water based dye to resemble mahogany. The style is empire style. to say empire without the word style or revival indicates that it...

Antique Furniture: Antique rocker, sweet gum, antique furniture
sweet gum, antique furniture, enought: where it was manufactured no one can tell you without a label. there were 5000 companies churning out furniture back in the 1890-1910s when this was made. the wood looks like maple or sweet gum, pic is not clear or close enought to tell with certainty....

Antique Furniture: Antique roker, continuous arm, chair company
continuous arm, chair company, roker: there are some of the companies early catalogs online you might find interesting. the chair is a copy of a continuous arm windsor rocker. This rocker was made around 1910. if it is in need of gluing and touch up it would sell at 100. after touch up and...

Antique Furniture: Antique wooden chairs, wooden chairs, red paint
wooden chairs, red paint, crevasses: around 1885 look to be oak but the picture is not close enough to see grain detail. closer picture please. these were seen in offices, courtrooms, institutions, homes. very popular design when made, sturdy, well made. I wish I could find a set of 8 or...

Antique Furniture: Breakfront Secretary, 1940's Mahogany Breakfron Secretary
1940's Mahogany Breakfron Secretary: Sandy, Thanks for your question. The first thing to look for when evaluating a piece of furniture, such as your breakfront, is it s size in relation to an antique example. Original English Breakfront Secretaries usually run twice the size of your example....

Antique Furniture: buffet or dresser??
this is referred to as deco style. it is a buffet or sideboard. could be european but i would have to see the interior, back and inside the drawer holes to tell you. many woods have figure. this piece is probably figured birch and when it was refinished,...

Antique Furniture: Carved Chair style, age and value?, value question, insurance replacement
value question, insurance replacement, jacobean style: vacuum the dust off first. apply the wax with a cotton rag and round shoe polish brush. A little is best. shouldnt be globs on the chair. gently and sparingly. use a regular shoe brush on the carving to buff it once dry. cotton rag on the flats....

Antique Furniture: China/Secretary Cabinet?, Circa 1940 Mahogany Breakfront
Circa 1940 Mahogany Breakfront: Hi Joanne, What you have is commonly referred to as a Breakfront, with butlers secretary. This style originated in England, dating back to the 18th century. Looking at your piece, I would say it dates to the late 1930 s to 1940 s and since I can...

Antique Furniture: Cleaning/disenfecting old chest of drawers, chests of drawers, rodent droppings
chests of drawers, rodent droppings, household bleach: so far you are doing the right thing. rodent droppings can infect you with leptosprisos. not a good thing. clean with a vacuum, wear a particle mask. make a solution of household bleach and put in a spray bottle and spray the complete interior of the...

Antique Furniture: Dinette Set, hitchcock chairs, john harding
hitchcock chairs, john harding, table chairs: some online info on the company that built the chairs: book Boling: The Story of a Company and Family by John Harding (1979). According to this book, the company started in 1901 as Siler City Bending Co. and made things like traces for carriage harnesses....

Antique Furniture: Duncan phyfe, 1930's to 1940's Dining Room Set
1930's to 1940's Dining Room Set: Hi Eileen, This is far from being a Duncan Phyfe dining room set, which would date to the early 1800 s. What you have is not even close to the designs of Phyfe s New York workshop. Another tip off is the model number you found on your pieces. That...

Antique Furniture: Furnitures United, 1960's Dresser and Chest and Nightstands
1960's Dresser and Chest and Nightstands: Hi Natalia, What you have are pieces that were made in the late 1950 s to 1960 s. This furniture, as far as a style is concerned, is commonly referred to as stylized traditional furniture with not particular time period in mind. Made during a time period...

Antique Furniture: Honderich Cedar Chest, Deco Style Honderich Cedar Chest
Deco Style Honderich Cedar Chest: Hi Kerry, Honderich Blanket chests were manufactured in Milverton, Ontario, Canada and is lined with Tennessee red cedar. This one in particular is in the more common Art Deco waterfall style, dating to the 1920 s- 1930 s. It does asppear to be,...

Antique Furniture: identification of a table, Conant Ball swivel top table
Conant Ball swivel top table: Charles, Since you have already done some research work for Conant Ball, I will not bother to bore you with company history. What I can tell you is that it is next to impossible to find information on specific pieces of 20th century furniture since...

Antique Furniture: Identify Chair with Carved Face, flat head screws, queen anne front
flat head screws, queen anne front, renaissance revival: while waiting for more pictures i forgot to tell you that this style is an adaptation of a european german design. not the carving but the form. send more pics to my email as attachments, and include the original question show carving show more...

Antique Furniture: info on old dresser, shot pic, wood grain
shot pic, wood grain, time frame: I will need more photos to my email and include the original question and photo. need close up showing wood grain outside of the side of the drawer where the side meets the front of the drawer take drawer out, turn upside down, take picture from...

Antique Furniture: info request on Lifetime Furniture desk, 1920'sd Jackobean Style Desk
1920'sd Jackobean Style Desk: Dear Paula, Your desk, most likely dates to the 1920 s when many Tudor homes were being built in America. This style of home was very popular during the time period, but the restoration of Colonial Williamsburg,in the 1930 s, becoming a major tourist destination,...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger Buffet Table- what's it worth, 1920's vintage Kittinger consle Table
1920's vintage Kittinger consle Table: Hi Mandy, Your Kittinger console table dates to the 1920 s when the Kittinger Furniture Company, not unlike many other furniture companies at the time, were producing Baroque and Jacobean styles of furniture. The demand for this particular style was brought...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger Cane Chair, Kittinger 1920's Jacobean style open arm chair
Kittinger 1920's Jacobean style open arm chair: Hi Lisa, Being a long time dealer of Kittinger furniture, for over 40 years now, I wish that I could tell you more about your chair other than the basics. You see, there are no records left from the old Kittinger company since they were destroyed...

Antique Furniture: kittinger chair, Questionable branding for Kittinger Furniture
Questionable branding for Kittinger Furniture: Hi Terry, After dealing in Pre-owned Kittinger furniture for over 42 years, my feeling is that this lolling chair was not made by the Kittinger Furniture Company of Buffalo, New York. While I have seen this particular form made by other makers, I do...

Antique Furniture: kittinger chair, kittinger chair ?
kittinger chair ?: Hi Terry, After reviewing your two photo s, I can tell you that the metal label is one that was used by the Kittinger factory back in the early days, circa 1920 s 30 s. The number that is stamped on the leg appears to be 1954, but I am unable to find...

Antique Furniture: Koehler Unifold Davenport Bed, Koehler Unifold Davenport Bed
Koehler Unifold Davenport Bed: Hi Kelly, I don t know what you paid for this sofa bed 20 years ago, but today with upholstery costs being forever on the rise and sofa beds not being in a huge demand, present day values are limited. It is more cost effective to go to a store and...

Antique Furniture: Mahogany Bedroom Set, Mahogany Bedroom Set
Mahogany Bedroom Set: Dear Angela, Just so you are fully aware, what you have in the way of a bedroom set, there are a million other sets coming to the market, which does not help for resale. The bigger problem is that the younger buying public has 0 interest, so the values...

Antique Furniture: mahogany dresser with mirror, chippendale style, mahogany wood
chippendale style, mahogany wood, mirror question: that type number is proprietary to the company. they are inventory or style numbers. much like a model number. sometimes, if a company is still in business and older records have not been destroyed it is possible to find out exactly what it denotes from...

Antique Furniture: Milton Bradley kindergarten table, school desks, company histories
school desks, company histories, curious sort: Thank you very much for the link to your information website. Your question is appreciated. The basis for my statement you quoted [ as to value, since these were destroyed and few have come to the market.... ], comes from the least accurate source of...

Antique Furniture: Rustic Table and Buffet, minor nicks, oak veneer
minor nicks, oak veneer, open shelves: the buffet should not be sold as part of the table and chairs. it is in a different catagory, wood, age, style and is 10-20 years earlier. regardless, the buffet is way more desirable than the table and chairs. not saying that the table and chairs are not...

Antique Furniture: Showers Brothers Company, mahogany veneer, mahogany color
mahogany veneer, mahogany color, antique mahogany: it is mahogany veneer on all the show faces. made around 1920-40 and is missing the finale that goes between the goose neck shaped pediment on top. if you were to clean it up by waxing with toluene free Briwax in the antique mahogany color it would sell...

Antique Furniture: "Standard" Desk, standard furniture company, william horrocks
standard furniture company, william horrocks, michael foley: mahogany wood. need a picture of the underneath of one drawer to help determine age since they manufactured items up into the 1970s. Generally when manufacturers make this classic style of desk they use the same design for several decades so the only way...

Antique Furniture: table
these were advertised as lamp tables and end tables around 1900-1920s. used in parlors, bedrooms and wherever needed. yours is birch and was originally dyed to a deep mahogany color. refinished properly and tightened up at the bottom shelf and the legs...

Antique Furniture: twistted wire cross bracing, antique piano stool, wooden legs
antique piano stool, wooden legs, wire cross: it is not an original feature. this was a common fix when the legs became loose from the short stretchers coming form the central post. saw this in a lot of chairs as well. have seen some pretty ingenious wire fixes over the years. the ones that drilled...

Antique Furniture: Unknow furniture, 1960's Dresser and Chest
1960's Dresser and Chest: HI Peter, What I am looking at are a triple dresser and a tall chest that were made in the late fifties to early sixties. What I can tell you, in looking at both pieces, they were made by a lower end furniture company. In other words furniture built to...

Antique Furniture: unusual rocker, time seat, antique furniture
time seat, antique furniture, furniture store: this is a manufactured chair from around 1900-1920. one of the many done in this style all of which had various differences and nuances. the wood is birch and figured birch stained to resemble mahogany as was customary for a time. seat is laminated....

Antique Furniture: Windsor chair, Mid 20th Centuiry Windsor Chair
Mid 20th Centuiry Windsor Chair: Hi Ken, What you have is a factory, machined, Windsor arm chair of poor quality. When comparing it to period,antique examples, it really is a big miss. To my educated eye it is not much more than a pile of firewood. Just to have a new arm knuckle...

Antique Furniture: Antique Amoir
this wardrobe was made in the 1920s. does it have drawers inside? i cant tell you anything about the wood without better pictures. is there a label on the back? Lots of these were made and were usually part of a br set. cleaned up and waxed...

Antique Furniture: Antique Dresser
made around 1910-20s in the empire style. wood will be mahogany veneer and perhaps some birch staned mahogany. as to wood identification, wood grain, both end and side and quartered are first, next color comes into plya but not a stained color but an...

Antique Furniture: Antique Dresser
dresser was made in the 1920s. surfaces are veneered in mahogany and the grain oriented to give a nice visual impact. at one time there would have been a mirror. i think the green was not original and it is likely that the piee was semi stripped or cleaned...

Antique Furniture: bow front china cabinet, Circa 1920's Bowed China Cabinet
Circa 1920's Bowed China Cabinet: Hi Mary Pat, I won t ask how many years ago you got your china cabinet, but I remember as a young child playing in my grandparents basement and seeing the same style of cabinet, filled with my grandmothers china. I bet almost everyone in America had...

Antique Furniture: Burlington House Furniture, Dining Room Set by Burlington House Furniture
Dining Room Set by Burlington House Furniture: Hi Shannon, With the interest in dining room sets being in a state of decline these days, except for buyers of stately homes with baronial size dining rooms, smaller, unimportant sets such as yours are going begging these days, unless the price is...

Antique Furniture: Candle/Wine Table/
this tripod table or candle stand, either is appropriate and correct and there is no official name. both are valid. wood is a mahogany wood. you will have to check pricing in your area for repair but first, use antique mahogany color, toluene free Briwax,...

Antique Furniture: China Cabinet Identification
it is 1920s as you suspect. the picture is not close nor clear enough to identify the wood species. the legs and stretcher are probably sweet gum or/and tulip poplar as is the door. the top, left and right panels, and drawer fronts probably walnut veneer....

Antique Furniture: Coombe Furniture company 3 drawer desk
in my area of the country this would sell at 350-450 in a shop. Coombe built quality furniture but closed in the early 1970s. some information from one source. Coombe Furniture Factory Company Limited Kincardine. James B. Watson and Frank E. Coombe...

Antique Furniture: Harmony House dresser & mirror
1940-1968 was when Sers did the Harmony House items so this is not classified as an antique. looks like 1950 to me and as such you could use the term mid-century . is you get no bites at 500 you might consider lowering the price. or, you could list it...

Antique Furniture: Kittinger table, Circa 1920's Kittinger Jacobean Console Table
Circa 1920's Kittinger Jacobean Console Table: Hi Mary Pat, Thanks for sending along your question regarding the 1920 s Jacobean style console table. Having dealt in Kittinger furniture for the past 45 years, I can tell you that the pieces the Kittinger company produced in their earlier years, such...

Antique Furniture: RE: Identification of chair
pictures did not show up... anyhow, the wood is birch stained to a mahogany color. very common color and wood for the era 1890-1910 when this was manufactured. looks like a price tag on it, is this in a shop? if so the type of shop would determine...

Antique Furniture: secretary desk
it is a secretary desk with what is called a all front. Made around 1890. Style is a loose empire style done in the golden oak period. Wood is quarter sawn oak veneer. someone has removed the quarter sawn veneer from the face/front of the fall front. as...

Antique Furniture: Sideboard
Beautiful!! Chippendale style with wonderful matched veneers on the faces. glad i saw the picture since it looks to be 1920s early 30s and high quality. going back through my notes i see that they actually started usin this lable, the metal one like...

Antique Furniture: table
brand is mersman, they made a lot of furniture top is mahogany veneer, gallery probably is as well. base is either mahogany or sweet gum stained mahogany. lots of damage to the top but easily remedied. as it sits retail in a store about 75. base...

Antique Furniture: Thomasville Chair Company Bedroom Set
the furniture was well made, cant say more without a hands on inspection as every company had several offerings, styles, and prices. all of your choices of a point of sale have their pros and cons. easiest is CL, with pictures and see what happens. I...

Antique Furniture: THOMLINSON SETTE AND CHAIRS
unfortunately, as nice as these 1920 pieces could be, the condition is a key factor. Having worked on sets like these i can say they are expensive to restore the wood, caning and upholstery. wood is most likely tulip poplar or sweet gum, both good furniture...