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Identifying an Antique Table?

Identifying an Antique Table - delicate antique wood table with dark topMy parents purchased this table 70 years ago from an estate sale. Please help me identify and determine market price.


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Identifying an Antique Table
 
Identifying an Antique Table
 
Identifying an Antique Table
 
Identifying an Antique Table
 

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June 17, 20190 found this helpful

These numbers don't give much information. Look for an identifying mark underneath the table.

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June 17, 20190 found this helpful

Thats all I have. The brass plate and the stamped number underneath is the only information I have. Thanks

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June 18, 20190 found this helpful

This is a lovely piece!! Just gorgeous.

My suggestion is to contact the Stickley Museum and see if it is one of theirs:

www.stickleymuseum.com/ExploreStickleyHistory.cfm?SubPg...

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It may be which if it is could make it quite valuable. They used brass tags from what I understand, it is is possible their other markings either faded from age or the piece was refinished and covered over. That is just my thought--without seeing it in person or the construction. If I saw it in person, I may think differently--it is hard to judge from pictures.

Even if it turns out to be "generic" or another brand, these pieces still sell way in many parts of the country, in big and hip cities, you could probably fetch (if it is not a Stickley) 200-300 dollars.

To help you describe it, you can use terms like these:

French Style Mahogany Parlour Table
Cabriole Legs
Delicate Cross Stretcher Base

Your cross stretch base may be missing a finial (a little doohickey on top that was decorative--not sure--most tables like this had a finial, but not all).

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If it is a Stickley, then I suggest not even trying to sell it yourself, but going with a reputable antique dealer so you get the best value and have the easiest sale. Some Stickley's fetch into the thousands in the right market (usually auctions--NOT ebay, but real, classic high end item auctions).

Post back with an update on your lovely!! Thanks so much for sharing!

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June 18, 20190 found this helpful

Beautiful table.
I believe your parents had excellent taste and you may have a true winner.

Not all furniture has increased in value over the years and most pieces have really hit bottom and are even difficult to sell at even low prices.

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Usually, unless you have a really desirable piece, the current value is what someone in your area is willing to pay. Every area has people of all means and desires and most have a large quantity of people who are just not interested in acquiring furniture from the past.

I am a great believer in having 'questionable' furniture appraised and since I live in a medium size city I have to go to online appraisers.
I use many from the following link and have had excellent results. These are true 'big time' appraisers and they are always looking for things to bring to their auctions so they usually furnish lots of information and good advice.
You will need a few more pictures; full side view, full end view, legs, center piece (under table), full top (showing any damage) and your present pictures.

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You will need to state measurements and give any information available on provenance; especially city/date where the table was purchased.
This is some trouble but I believe you will receive good information if you will present your pictures/information to several of these appraisal houses.

www.whatsellsbest.com/.../antiques.html

If I have something extra special I will send the information to Barneby's but they charge $17 and you may not need this much.

www.barnebys.com/.../

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