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Inherited Dresser-My mother collected antique furniture and I am trying to learn more about this dresser. I believe it is 1800s

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Posted 5 months ago

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CaptRon
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I inherited this piece over 25 years ago and have lost the information about it. I believe it is European and 1800's. The dresser has dove-tail drawers and original glass drawer-pulls. there are metal castors on the legs. Any additional information about the age, maker, wood, etc. would be much appreciated. When I loaded the pics they were straight, not sure why they are not that way in the image? sorry for any inconvenience.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 5 months ago
    Nope not European, it is pure American and dates from about 1830s- 1860.

    Beautiful birdseye maple veneers with a cherry base wood (cannot see the wood grain, but it is typical).

    I love the glass pulls.

    I have several of these and am a big fan!

    scott
  2. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 5 months ago
    Your statements leave me with more questions than answers. I will let someone else comment so I don't put my foot in my mouth. No offense intended.
  3. bobby725 bobby725, 5 months ago
    empire style dresser, looks like birdseye maple.
  4. bobby725 bobby725, 5 months ago
    LOL! looks like we all replied at the same time!!
  5. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 5 months ago
    Yes we did. Scott was very generous with the age. I totally agree with every other comment. Birds eye was quite obvious but a poor grade.
  6. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 months ago
    The shape is empire but unfortunately the legs are not empire at all !
  7. CaptRon, 5 months ago
    Thanks to all that commented! The information provided was very helpful.

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