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I have a owl carving done by riley f rapier. purchased in…

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I have a owl carving done by riley f rapier. purchased in Gatlinburg Tenn 1972. purchase price $40 anything about the artist

Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.

That is it suppose to be artist from the area. enjoyed the piece. have not found any connection with other works.is he also a painter

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That is all I know

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Antique Expert: Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 2 years ago
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Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I would love to help. The next step would be for me to see pictures so that I can get visual clues of the date and value. Use the Add Files feature on your screen to add pictures. Add pictures of the item and of any marks, writing or labels.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I just sent two photos from my phone to you
Antique Expert: Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 2 years ago

I won't get them, sorry.

You must email the pictures to***@******.*** and put 'for rarewares in antiques' in the subject line so that they will forward to me. Use the same email that you used to create your account. This way takes a few hours usually, so thank you in advance for your patience.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no sorry no photos not that computer versed at this time and you don't know of any carvings done by this artist?
Antique Expert: Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 2 years ago

It is important to see what you have in order to assess it properly. Maybe another expert can help you. I will opt-out and allow another expert to step in at no extra cost to you.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
okay I can send to e mail from phone and will include account number that appears on e mail. phone low battery right now. thanks
Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 2 years ago
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Your previous expert has opted out. Now that you have images, please send them to***@******.*** with "For Nora - Antiques" in the subject line of the email.

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