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Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 93708
Experience:  Antiques dealer for 12+ years and collector for 30+ years specializing in American and European porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, sterling silver, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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I have just been given a small chest of drawers, I think

Customer Question

I have just been given a small chest of drawers, I think mahogany and hand made, I would love to find out how old it is
JA: The Antiques Appraiser can help. You can also send photos once I've connected you. Does the chest of drawers have a maker's mark or serial number?
Customer: Nothing I can find
JA: What condition is the chest of drawers in?
Customer: one handle is partly missing but otherwise I would say its in fair condition
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 16 days ago.


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I'd like to see the item and the marks, writing or labels that you can find.

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Customer: replied 16 days ago.
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Customer: replied 16 days ago.
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Expert:  Rarewares replied 16 days ago.

This is a late 1800s mahogany four-drawer chest with ebonized columnar sides, bracket feet and brass hardware, the chest valued at $400.

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I would be grateful for the consideration.