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I have a dresser and vanity that I would like appraised. I

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I have a dresser and vanity that I would like appraised. I have pictures.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Oh this is a desk dresser..... the vanity was entered separately.
Expert:  rusufdavi replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for making your question to JustAnswer. My name is*****'m an Antiques Expert and I will try to help you with your particular inquiry. Please, don't hesitate to contact me any time or to make follow up questions if needed.

Could you provide pictures of the metal parts ? Hinges, screws, nails...

Could you inspect the furniture to try to locate the manufacturing label or mark?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello,I am attaching more pictures. Its hard to see the nails. I found two in the top desk part. The nails I could see were very small and aged gold like finish. There may be a mixture of nails and tiny screws. Some of the drawer handles have came off and the hardware may have been replaced on those.I couldn't find a label or manufacturers information.Thank you,Kimberly York
Expert:  rusufdavi replied 1 year ago.

The metal parts of a furniture can tell us a lot of information regarding when it was manufacturer. Without the manufacturer label or mark, we cannot date who was the manufacturer or where. However, with the pictures provided I can date the furniture as being manufacturer in the 1900-1950 period. This is because all the screws are modern, they were manufacturer using machining process, and not hand forged or even cast.

Regarding the value of your item, I have just perform a market research of similar sold items as yours. I performed the research based upon the most recent finished auctions and private sells, so the value given is the real market value of your item. This is the only way to know the exact value of your unit.

The value will be in the range of 800-1,300$.

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