Antiques

Have antique repair questions? Ask an antiques appraiser

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less
Related Antiques Questions
I have an antique chest that is 19" deep X 34.5" wide and
I have an antique chest that is 19" deep X 34.5" wide and 28.5" high. It has a full width top drawer with a curved wood front. Below the top drawer are two half width drawers and a cabinet with drawer… read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
Expert Appraiser/Antiques Dealer
629 satisfied customers
Sorry I'm not sure how to use this sight. How much does an
Sorry I'm not sure how to use this sight. How much does an appraisal cost? … read more
Robert S.
Robert S.
BA
835 satisfied customers
I purchased a painted screen with cranes at an estate sale
I purchased a painted screen with cranes at an estate sale of a collector with eclectic items. I did some research that the original artist is Japanese, Kiitsu Suzuki from the Edo period. Perhaps part… read more
ExpertAppraiser
ExpertAppraiser
Appraiser
Master\u0027s Degree
1,000 satisfied customers
I have found something else.....a chest of drawers
Hi Robert. i have found something else.....a chest of drawers Dimensions are 41" wide, 19.5" deep and 37.5" high. Four drawers and as far as i can tell, original pulls....but maybe not. It is in very … read more
Robert S.
Robert S.
BA
835 satisfied customers
I am trying to determine what (if any) the value is carving
I am trying to determine what (if any) the value is for a carving of Christ that my father brought back from Europe after WWII. He was a pilot in the European theater. This figure is carved out of woo… read more
Nora
Nora
Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
15,271 satisfied customers
I have a carving of DaVinci's Last Supper. It has a name
I have a carving of DaVinci's Last Supper. It has a name carved on the lower left corner with LeClair or Leclaire. I was told it was bought at an auction in Belgium where a chapel was being torn down … read more
Nora
Nora
Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
15,271 satisfied customers
HI Frank, Thanks so much for all your amazing help. I love
HI Frank, Thanks so much for all your amazing help. I love doing this. My second question concerns 2 pieces of furniture. I have already sent the photos to experts at pearl (all Attn: Frank). The firs… read more
Frank
Frank
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
1,656 satisfied customers
I own a 100 + year old all wood , hand carved model of Admiral
I own a 100 + year old all wood , hand carved model of Admiral Byrd's ship " Bear". The model was given to my Grandfather by Pres. Wm McKinley. It has been fully restored and in excellent condition. I… read more
wandwappraisals
wandwappraisals
Full Time Appraiser & Auctioneer
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
171 satisfied customers
Hello, I just received a framed lithograph (I think) that
Hello, I just received a framed lithograph (I think) that has been in my family since the 1920's at least. It is religious and I would like more information on it if possible. It has Jesus standing on… read more
Diana F.
Diana F.
Appraiser
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
3,999 satisfied customers
Hello Will, tonight I am asking about an oak chest that is
Hello Will, tonight I am asking about an oak chest that is banded at the top in mahogany whose cut is unusual for me. I just examined it more closely, with a light and see that is was applied in 4 dif… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
12,084 satisfied customers
I have a small Lane cedar chest by Lane. Style number is XXXXX
I have a small Lane cedar chest by Lane. Style number is XXXXX and the serial number is XXXXX It is in excellent condition. Can you tell me about it?… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
College
23,086 satisfied customers
What is the approximate value of a Salem Chest of Drawers,
What is the approximate value of a Salem Chest of Drawers, circa 1760 in pristine condition with all original finishes and hardware… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Certified Appraiser & Antiques Expert
5,090 satisfied customers
Pre-second world war trunks out of Hawaii, chinese who were
Pre-second world war trunks out of Hawaii, chinese who were there 300 years prior than anyone else. all hand carved not sure of wood, could be koa .was mentioned to me by a girl from Hawaii and asked … read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
12,084 satisfied customers
I have a sofa from probably the 1940s. I dont know what to
I have a sofa from probably the 1940s. I don't know what to call the design, maybe french provincial? It is just over 7' long, 3' deep, 2 cushion with wood edge that goes from the front of the arms al… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
6,527 satisfied customers
i have what I believe is a Hadley cedar blanket chest carved
i have what I believe is a Hadley cedar blanket chest carved with the date of 1660, initials of FB. Original lid. 3 panels on the front. How would I get a value. How would I start a process to sell it… read more
Southwb
Southwb
446 satisfied customers
Can you please identify the year, make,type of wood and value
Can you please identify the year, make,type of wood and value of an antique 5-drawer dresser with wood knobs measuring 44 1/2" tall, 22 1/2" wide, 15" deep? The drawers have half-blind dovetail joints… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
College
23,086 satisfied customers
Years ago, I was given a secretarial desk. I know its a little
Years ago, I was given a secretarial desk. I know it's a little old, but don't know what era. I wish I could send a picture along with this question. On the inside, it has slots for mail or writing pa… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
6,527 satisfied customers
What is the retail value of my antique Blanket Chest. It is
What is the retail value of my antique Blanket Chest. It is described as: "Richly,ornately carved 17th Century hardwood Blanket Chest. Measures 5' x 2' x 2'; Chest is un-signed, but features carved mo… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
12,084 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Kim D.

Kim D.

Certified Appraiser & Antiques Expert

5,090 satisfied customers

25 Yr Decorative & Fine Art, Historic Objects Expert, CAGA, AOA

C&amp;A Appraisals (Randi)

C&A Appraisals (Randi)

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

1,502 satisfied customers

ISA Certified fully accredited USPAP. 30+years experience. Speaker, TV, Radio, Newspaper Featured.

AntiquesExpert

AntiquesExpert

Accredited Appraiser

74 satisfied customers

Accredited Member of ISA; passed USPAP; full time appraiser; collector for 20+ years

Doris

Doris

Personal Property Appraiser

8,466 satisfied customers

Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of City Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.

Glenda B.

Glenda B.

Antiques Appraiser

23,086 satisfied customers

40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs.Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at U of A

Nora

Nora

Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary

15,271 satisfied customers

Liberal Arts BA College Degree, Post-Graduate Christie's Education in London, 10 Yrs Art World Experience in NYC, President & Founder own Corporation. Member AOA & ISA USPAP Compliant through 2019

Judith-on-Antiques

Judith-on-Antiques

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

5,981 satisfied customers

A noted expert, author, TV personality, appraiser and columnist. President, Association of Online Appraisers. Author of 3 books on collecting.

< Previous | Next >

Ask Your Question

x