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Dressers659 of 763MY fellow collectors!!  Please help me identify this dresser!!  I love it but am not sure of its history. an old dresser
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    Posted 9 years ago

    huey
    (51 items)

    i also recived this blanket chest ca 1740 and this other thing i dont even know what you call it.i need to establish value for insurance

    thanks huey richmond,va

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    Comments

    1. paperinkprint paperinkprint, 8 years ago
      I would say at least around $1275.12 and possibly more in america. This of course does not include the mirror which is an antique toilet/ dressing table mirror of about 1820 to 1860 probably worth around $191. It would be worth checking with your local Antique Auction house.
      the blanket chest is a lovely example of C18 country furniture, lucky you! And a very good example of a toilet mirror! Forgive me for saying but you will have to make sure they don't get ring marked by cups or vases as French polishing is quite pricey to redo! Also it is important not to strip these in order to keep the original patina, unless you send it too a bonifide antiques restorer. Incidently they would probably give an estimate for insurance too!
    2. huey huey, 8 years ago
      thanks for the help
    3. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Some additional photos would be helpful to confirm age-- photos of joints, hinges, hardware, etc...

      scott
    4. paperinkprint paperinkprint, 8 years ago
      No Problem. It certainly has the look for the age you have given it. Even in my experience from the photo's you have. Of course lots of good close up photographs are very helpful. Best way though is to get someone to look at it in the flesh.

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