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Posted 2 years ago

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"Trash picked" this dresser. Beautiful curly/tiger maple. Need help to identify style, possible age. Any thoughts are apprecitated. Thank You!

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    BEAUTIFUL!! American Empire chest that dates from about 1830s- 1850s.

    The maple really stands out against the cherry base. I have a several similar pieces. Great solid furniture that will last several more lifetimes!

    Probably had full feet at one time, but looks good as it sits.

    These used to bring good money but they are not in vogue now.

    scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Suggest you move your last picture to the lead picture and you will get more attention.

    scott
  3. GACH, 2 years ago
    Thank You! Knew it was special. Not worried about it not being in vogue, no plans to part with it. Didn't realize the main dresser wasn't first, thanks for the moving rec!
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Glad to help out.

    These early chests really stand the test of time. I have several that we use regularly and they hold up very well-- just show the character of 150+ years of life!

    Now is the time to buy these (at give away prices)-- opinions will change and over time, they will become desirable again.

    Glad you saved this one from the trash!

    scott
  5. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Amazing what people can trash... Your find is beautiful and I thinks these lines are timeless :-)
    Welcome to CW!
  6. lovedecanters lovedecanters, 2 years ago
    The layout is similar to Scottish chests of the period.
  7. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Yep-- the Empire style caught on in many countries in the mid 19th century.

    scott

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