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I got an antique chair from a neighbour. It looks to be a

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I got an antique chair from a neighbour. It looks to be a victorian lady's nursing chair. How can I tell if it is genuine?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello

Did the neighbor give you an idea of age?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no, it was her mothers, i believe her mother to be in her 80s
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
it looks to have been re-covered once, the fabric underneath which is disintergating is cream
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
any ideas?
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello

Can you look under the chair to see if there is a makers name there anywhere?