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I have an antique item.I believe it is a Cheswind Indian

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I have an antique item.I believe it is a Cheswind Indian room devider. I believe it was made in nineteenth century.It is all hand carved with maple leaves all over it.Hand drilled and scrolled or some method of cutting out thee patterns. The leaves are scooped out, not flat,with veins etched into the leaves.I think it may have been made in India,by a highly skilled person,and also it has different colored woods in it and they may be Indian hardwoods,if it was made there.
JA: Don't you just love the idea of finding something valuable in your attic? I do, but I think all I have up there is junk my brothers abandoned before they left home. Always a good idea to check things with the antiques appraiser, though. Is there anything else the antiques appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: I was wondering if it is possible to connect it to 1867.It was not made for a commoner,and it is quite astounding that I found it in a garage,and there is not a single piece missing. It is 4 panel and carved on both sides and six feet tall
Submitted: 22 days ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 22 days ago.

Hello, my name is Glenda
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