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I have 2 antique chairs with cane bottoms. I am trying to

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I have 2 antique chairs with cane bottoms. I am trying to find some history on their age and style. Is there a catalog with different style chairs that were french and or American made?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 2 years ago.
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Your hand carved wood chairs with cane seats are 19th century, circa 1870, Victorian era Anglo-Indian. The cane seat would be most beneficial in hot climates. The style skews more towards English rather than the inlaid mother of pearl designs seen on other Anglo-Indian furniture. On today's market, the value would be $750 - $900 per chair.
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