My grandmother passed when I was 7, Im 33 now. My father gave me this table and Im just wondering where its from, how old it is and what it may be worth? It had 2 antique chairs with it but I'm not sure if it's part of the piece as the chairs have flowers carved into the frame and there aren't any flowers on the table. Hopefully, this is posted in the correct space and someone can give me some input as to where I should start in order to get information on this table. I've looked all over it and can't find any markings or stamps. No manufacturer or date. Thanks in advance for any help and/or insight on this, and I apologize if this is posted in the wrong place or incorrectly.
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I was given these 2 end tables or side tables over 30 years ago and it was said they were 50 years old when I received them. They are solid original mahogany. Both have a number on the bottom of the shelves. Any clue what these are?I have searched and searched, but nothing exactly like them shows up. 16.25"L X 14.25"W X 27.5"H They should have been bought in in the Cincinnati area. That's a guess though.
This one looks very much like yours. I cannot get a good bead on the legs of yours to see if this is an exact match.
These are often referred to as trolley tables.
The one in the photo is from 1938. These were a popular style in the 1930s.
I am shocked by the sticker price on the one on this site. That does not say that it actually SOLD for that amount, but that was the starting price. Sadly actual sold prices are the only way to judge current value.
Value is also regional...so what may fetch a high dollar amount in one place, may not in another.
You can use this as a gauge and then take best offer.
Thanks for sharing your lovely piece!
What type of table is this? The feet are claw shaped.
Neat! You don't see these often. They are antique/vintage game tables. Drop tables fold down, game tables fold up.
The shape of the table would be considered carved. If there is an official name for it, it is gone from my brain.
This is a really neat piece! I am guessing by the legs it is from the 1930s-1950s, but I would need to really get underneath and take a look at the underside to get a better feel for what you have.
What do the hinges look like? The screws? Are the feet brass or some other metal?
It is a really neat piece. Are you asking to sell or just for your info?
You have an Imperial game table but the pictures do not show sufficient 'movements' of the table so there is no way to tell if the table turns/spins so that it is stable when you open the leaf.
You do not say that you are looking for current value but I believe this table may sell in the low hundreds.
There are a lot of vintage/antique game tables listed for sale but the Imperial tables do not appear to be in the high end field. I did find several similar styles listed for sale (only one sold listing) but if you review and read the descriptions you may get some ideas as to what is a good description and be sure to check the pictures because that is what sells furniture.
The following listings are not Imperial but similar game tables.
The following are Imperial game tables so you can see the similarity.
Hi! My parents have this flip top card table. I'm trying to find what manufacturer made it and if it might be worth restoring. It looks like it might be a Brandt Sheraton style based on what I see online but I have no confirmation positively. I would be happy to sand it and stain it, maybe replace the claw foot coverings, and add a few nails for support of the lower base of the drawer if that is the appropriate way to handle it.Curious about style, best practices for restoration, if worthwhile to restore, and possible value for resale.
I have this rather old, small table that isn't in the best shape. I am just curious if anyone knows what I have. It could be junk, or maybe not. It has a "B" sort of etched in the back of it.There are no other markings. The screws in the back look brass? Any input would be appreciated.
I found one very similar on Etsy, and it is going for $165.00. This is a very pretty end table.
This is an interesting little piece! I can't identify the mark. If it is truly old, you would be best suited by taking it to a reputable antique or furniture dealer and having them give you their take on it.
None of the pieces on eBay at the moment match the lines of this piece and my preferred method to quote values is to find exact, apples to apples matches (down to the mark and hardware). That will give you the current market value.
Pieces like this one are typically not altered so you could find a compaeabel online soon The slight differences would be stain color (darker or lighter) or slightly different hardware.
There was an exact shape and similar hardware match to yours on Chairish or one of those sites "repourpose" type sites, where someone said it was a 1991 piece and it had been whitewashed and they were selling it for under $100. That is NOT a comparable piece because it was very significantly altered.
If an antique dealer can't show you an exact match/value, perhaps they can show you pieces from the line and give you a good guesstimate on selling price where you live.
I am curious to hear what a dealer tells you!! Please post back with what you learn. Thanks!
We would like to sell our pie crust table and are wondering what the value of it may be. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
You have the date and the information on the bottom of this table. I would not list this table online to try and sell it on eBay or even Esty. I would go directly to an antique dealer and have them sell it for your. An auction house would be even better because they have the right clients that are willing to pay the right price for this table. Online you only find people who want to get a good deal and trun around and sell it for what it is worth or even more.
With a Charak you have a lovely and quite valuable piece!
Depending on where you are located, I have seen them sell for as low as $230 and as high as $1000 depending on condition and supply and demand.
If you are in a big city where there are few and they are highly sought after, you will get more, than where there are lots and low demand.
Unfortunately, most people will not pay you (a person) the higher amounts for a table...these prices are retail prices that are fetched at antique shops and auctions (real ones, not eBay ones).
I would never (and I am an active re-seller) sell a valuable piece of furniture on eBay. It is my preference because the fees are high and unless you have access to freight shipping, shipping something like this is very challenging and local pick up would be limited. You will get better exposure and better value with having a reputable auction house or antique dealer sell it for you. Yes, they take a percentage, but they command the values and the exposure to buyers.
Thanks for sharing your lovely piece!!
I am looking for info on this table and how it would be used.
This is a bit strange. It almost looks like 2 tables put on top of each other. Each one of the tables looks like a coffee table and both of them are in poor condition. Plus I do not see any tyep of marks on the bottom of the table so it is hard to say who has made this table. You might want to consider refinishing the tables and taking them apart to use them in your home. Like this the tables are way too high to be used in your living room. It almosts looks like they were made as a dinning table so a person could sit at them and not use them as a coffee table.
This was an odd trend of end tables made primarily in the 1940s. If you search two tier oval end table you will see many examples that are very similar. I believe it may be Maple with a dark stain. You would put a lamp on it and maybe a bowl of candy or magazines on the lower shelf.
I would think if it was one of the bigger brands it would have a mark underneath or metal tag. Often store brands had paper tags that fell off, which makes identifying it exactly very challenging.
If you are asking because you want to sell it, their value varies depending on supply and demand. I have seen them offered from 10.00 up to 100.00. Haven't seen one sell in years.
You could always start high, knowing best offer may be very low.
Hope this is what you need to know! Post back with an update!
I was wondering if you could help identify this 3 Tier Table. Someone wanting to buy I but I don't know the value of it.
Any idea who the maker is? Thank you!