This Joel F. Lee dresser was made circa 1840 to 1860 and is a cross between Empire and Federal styles.
with carved columns, mahogany veneer and brass hardware (replaced).
Joel Lee was a cabinetmaker that was born in South Carolina and moved to Atlanta in 1845 where he
made furniture until his death in 1867 at the age of 37.
This dresser has a current value of $1200 to $1500 retail.
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You can also go to invaluable.com or liveauctioneers.com and search their directory for an auction house near you and consign to them.
They do all of the work and you get a check 14 to 45 days after the sale minus their 15% to 25% (negotiable!) commission.
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