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An antique china cabinet.

Information on China Cabinet?Hello. I recently inherited this cabinet. I was told it's from the late 1800s. The curved glass was replaced but the front pane is original (which is wavy if you look from an angle). As with others, I can't find any markings on the piece. The finish looks original too. If anyone wants to comment about possible history that'd be great!


Value of an Antique China Cabinet - dark wood, glass fronted cabinet

Value of an Antique China Cabinet?Can anyone help to appraise this antique china cabinet or at least tell me what the symbol is on the cabinet?


Value of Antique Tilt Top Table - round tilt top table

Value of an Antique Tilt Top Table?The tilt top on antique and newer tables allows you to fold the top down when the table is not in use. There are many of these pedestal tables out there with varying values based on condition, manufacturer, style, etc. Determining the value can be a bit of a task.


Value of an Antique Acorn Bed - single bed frame with head and foot boards and acorn finials

Value of an Antique Acorn Bed?The bed's inside dimensions are 39"x74". The headboard is 48" high and footboard is 45 1/2" high. It's solid wood, but I'm no sure what it is, possibly mahogany or pine. Could you clarify for me and advise what it is worth.


Identifying an Old Trunk

Identifying an Old Trunk?Does anyone know the maker of this type of trunk?


Value of Antique Bed  - ornate headboard

Value of an Antique Bed?Trying to determine the value of antique beds can be difficult, especially if there are no identifying marks, as is often the case with older pieces. There are several helpful suggestions found below that can get you started on your quest.


Value of Antique Chifforobe?

Value of Antique Chifforobe?Sadly, I need to sell these family antique items. From the 1920-1930s era. On the chifforobe, the front right leg needs re-enforced. It has the original key that works. Can anyone help me with what is their worth?


Value of Dome Top Steamer Trunk?

Value of Dome Top Steamer Trunk?I restored this dome top steamer trunk and am curious if anyone knows any information on what year it might be from and its value? I removed the paper from the inside and restored the wood both inside and outside of the trunk. the rest of it is in its original condition.


Where To Get An Appraisal on Furniture?

Where To Get An Appraisal on Furniture?Hi, I am new to this and was curious to know where/who talk to I would talk to about getting an appraisal. It is mahagony and estimated to be early 1900's? Not sure. I also have two end tables to match. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!



Information About Antique Chair?
Information About Antique Chair?

Information About Antique Chair?Hi. I just wondered if any one can advise me if this is an antique or not? It is a sprung chair. There is no labels or signatures that I can see. The material is sage green. I wonder what the value would be.


An antique trunk.

Value of Antique Trunk?I know this trunk has been in our family for years and I believe the material inside was added to update and not sure but outside may have been painted. Trying to price to sell for my mother and I have no idea what to price it. If anyone could help I would appreciate it. Thank you.


Antique China Cabinet?

Antique China Cabinet?You see above from the pictures, I have an antique china cabinet which is over 100 years old. The problem is I have no idea when it comes to the who, what, when, where and how. It's got brass screws and has been passed down from generation to generation. With no luck of Google lens or any reverse search image and even over 60 emails sent to antique dealers they can't tell me or show me an image that looks similar to mine. So I'm asking for your help.


An old cupboard with a front window and drawers.

Information on Old Cupboard or Dresser?This was my grandfathers. He passed away in the 60's and my dad had it A couple of years ago I got it and found 6 holes inside on the top and the bottom of it. Does anyone know what it was, when it was made and value?


Value of an Antique Berkey & Gay Vanity

Value of Antique Berkey & Gay Furniture?I was given this vanity and I'm curious what it's worth. Can any one help?


An old trunk.

Information About Albert Rossenheimer Trunk?I got this trunk from my grandparents. It's a Albert Rossenheimer trunk. Can someone give me the history of this trunk and the value please?


An ornate wooden desk.

Information About Wooden Desk?I bought this desk. I wanted to find a desk I could use. It looked rough and I wanted to restore it. The more I look at it, the more interesting the desk is. I would love to find out if anyone can determine who the maker is what time period is from.


A white dresser with six drawers.

Is This Dresser French Provincial?I inherited this chest and another dresser. This one came with a mirror that has since been lost. I was always told this was French Provincial, but in my searches I cannot find a design like this one, with the very basic straight line and simple curl.


Value of an Antique Louis XV Style Chair? - collage of chair photos

Value of an Antique Louis XV Style Chair?I inherited this Louis XV chair when my paternal grandmother passed. It is in good condition. There are no markings found. It has cabriole style legs and may have been reupholstered. It may be around 100 years old.


Antique Imperial Telephone Table

Value of Antique Imperial Telephone Table?Does anyone know if this antique Imperial telephone table is worth anything?


Value of an Old Desk from the Derby Desk Company - drop down writing and work surface plus 4 drawers

Value of an Old Desk from the Derby Desk Company?I've got this old desk in my garage from the Derby Desk company, but can't find any info on it.


Identifying an Old Sewing Cabinet - dark finish sewing cabinet with fold top opening on each side of the top and two drawers

Identifying an Old Sewing Cabinet?I have seen the more common styles of Martha Washington sewing tables, but can'not really identify this particular table. Can anyone help?


Value of an Antique Oak Table - solid oak table top

Value of an Antique Oak Table?The table was found in a basement by my deceased husband. I do not know where it came from. I can only remember he said it was over 200 years old. It is very heavy and solid oak. I have included photos of the legs to hopefully help in identification.


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Value of an Andrew Brothers Cedar Chest?I have a cedar chest with "Andrew Brothers, Mattoon, Illinois" on the inside.


Value of Antique Table and Chairs - dining table with ornate cross bracing

Value of Antique Table and Chairs?I have an antique table and 3 chairs that I have stored for years and am looking to sell them. I do not know how old they are. Part of the base of the table is cracked, but could be repaired. Overall they are in very good condition. I don't want to undersell!



Value of Dining Room Table and Chairs

Value of Dining Room Table and Chairs?We are trying to determine the value of our dining room table and 6 chairs which have been in the family for four generations. We have searched the entire piece and are not finding any markings. There are 2 leaves and padding for the table.


Value of an Antique Buffet - ornate buffet

Value of an Antique Buffet?I wanted to get this buffet appraised. Does anyone have an idea?


Value of Antique Parlor Table  - ornately carved small table

Value of Antique Parlor Table?My grandparents are trying to sell this table, but are not sure how much it's worth. They don't know much about it other than it's really old.



Information About Steamer Trunk?

Information About Steamer Trunk?Hi from Romania. I have found and bought this steamer trunk recently. I have tried to find more about its age, manufacturer, and history, but I cant find by research the same model. The only distinctive sign is on the locks. After I have cleaned one of them, it seems the manufacturer is ATKINSON&LONG MFG CO / EVERLASTING LOCK / NEW YORK/ N.Y


A wooden dresser with a mirror.

Identifying Antique Furniture?I am selling this for a client and struggling to find any information using Google image search and looking up the markings on the back side. Curious if anyone recognizes the markings or could give me any insight.


A wooden end table with folding leaves.

Information About Antique Table?I got this table from my grandma and I am first wanting to know if anyone knows the name of this type of table and any history behind it. I am wanting to sell it as well and didn't know how much to ask for it.


An old steamer trunk.

Information About Trunk?I recently aquired this trunk and would love to learn more about it. I believe it is from the 1800s. It has canvas on the exterior, and paper lined interior. It has a lithograph of a women on the inside of the top over a small drawer. The otherside has a broken piece of wood with a vibrant blue envelope type pocket with gold print on it. Also on wheels. The underside of the lock has a patent date of Oct 2 1883


Two wooden dining chairs.

Information About Chairs?I just purchased these chairs and I am trying to find more information about them. Can anyone help me identify anything about them?


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