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I have a very old (100+ years) javanese inlaid rice table

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I have a very old (100+ years) javanese inlaid rice table with copper central bowl and carved legs about 2 ft across. Hexagonal shape. Where's best to sell it? What's it worth?
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 3 months ago.

Hello, my name is Glenda
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I will try to send some more images***@******.***
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Hope you can see this
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
this
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
The table us about 2 ft high and 3 ft across and hexagonal with truangle shaoed inlaid panels and carved legs
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
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Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 3 months ago.

Hello

Is this table copper? The top I mean, are the legs carved wood? The bowl that is inset, is it copper? What does this mean " hexagonal with truangle shaoed "

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
The central bowl is copper. The legs are carved wood, the table has inlaid panels around the central bowl. The table shape is like a hexagon
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
The inlaid panels are triangular with pictures on them, maybe ivory
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 3 months ago.

Hello

I will look this up and be back with the value soon.

Glenda

Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 3 months ago.

Hello

After researching the Antique Rice Tables, origin Japan, with inlaid Ivory or Mother of Pearl. I found they have an estimated value on the current market for an average of 917.642 GBP- 1,223.52 GBP, depending on the condition and where it is for sale at. These will typically sell higher in an Antique Shop or Private sale compared to an auction. If you are thinking of selling, you might want to check your local Antique Shops in the area to see what yours or one like it would sell for or has sold for, then you can decide to sell online or locally.
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Keep in mind that not all estimated values are obtained, your geographic area plays a big role in what prices can be obtained. If you plan on selling this I would list this for sell on the internet where it will have the largest shopping market. There are some great sites you can sell from.
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You can sell on Etsy, which is a great place to sell from, you list Vintage Items, they can stay until they sell. Much like having a little store online. There is also Rubylane, which is a more upscale site where people sell more expensive items. There is also Tias and GoAntiques, which is on the same scale of Rubylane. There is Amazon Market Place, ArtFire and of course Ebay. All of these sites get you a lot of World Wide exposure and bring the best traffic. They are all great!
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If you sell to a dealer, antique shop or resell shop you can expect to get about 30-40% of what it is worth since they have to resell the item.
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Glenda,
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