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    Posted 5 years ago

    JenniferPena
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    Purchased this item for 40.00. It is wood veneer, 5 drawer dresser. It needs some work, it has broken chipped veneer on lower right side panel. I cannot find any makers marks, looks like there was a sticker on the backside but it's no longer there. Have spent tons of time on internet trying to find any info on it, with no luck. It is 50"H x 40"W x 29"D. All drawers are dovetailed and it is heavy. Not sure is antique or vintage. If anyone can give me some info on this piece I would appreciate it. I would like to revive it and bring back its luster and beauty but don't want to do anything until I can at least get an idea of age. Thanks in advance for any info.

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    1. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      It has Regency style brass metalwork attached which is a beautiful decorative element. So it imitates the Regency period. Cannot tell age from pics but guessing early 20th century.
    2. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 5 years ago
      I think Phil was a bit generous with his age estimate. That aside you provided one thing most people on here fail to do. You provided a picture of the drawer opening with the drawer removed. That probably sounds odd to you, however is shows wooden drawer runners and more importantly dust panels. This was a well constructed piece and you got one heck of a buy regardless of a few years either way.
    3. JenniferPena, 5 years ago
      Thanks for your reply's! I was also told that it could be 1920's or 1930's so my quest for info continues. I truly appreciate your comments it helps in my continued search.
    4. JenniferPena, 4 years ago
      4 months ago I posted this 2 over 3 Chest-on-Chest. I have spent countless hours, when added together I'm sure tally up to many days, researching this piece. I cannot nail down an approximate date of manufacture and/or the style. It seems to have some French, possibly Louis XVI, neoclassical......I'm just not sure. If I could just get some kind of information from someone I would so much appreciate it. I may end up taking one of the drawers and some pictures down to San Bernardino to an Antique shop and see if someone would be willing to spend a few minutes maybe helping me to identify it. Thanks in advance to anyone that can shed some light on this piece. I just LOVE IT and I want to bring it back to life. It has some missing veneer and lots of chips and scratches so I don't want to tackle refinishing it until I know what I have. The decorative pieces, rosettes and greek key design trim pieces are wood not metal. Thanks
    5. Daveshoper Daveshoper, 4 years ago
      I found a date on mine removed the drawer and it's up under it on the bottom of the dresser first row drawer... ill post some pictures of it so people can see
    6. JenniferPena, 4 years ago
      I've looked in EVERY nook and cranny on it. I can see where there was a label or sticker on the back but it is gone, probably has been gone for years. The hunt continues.

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