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Might get shot down for this but could be a salesman's sample or an apprentice piece.
They're Venetian chairs either "Rocco" style or real baroque chairs. The difference, Rocco style furniture/art came after the baroque period and tried to captivate and revive the baroque period often ...
From the pictures, baroque style or Rocco. 1800's if they are but would have to look at the joints. I have two Italian gilded ones to restore at the moment.
I'd go with military too. Military knives had holes in them so you could put rope through, use them as two man saw etc. One edge cutting, the other serated... Old survival knife.
Thanks again Phil, will post an update in a month or two :)
Hehe thank you upstatecollector... I hope it isn't going to be me :)
Hi Phil, thanks for your comment, May I ask if you restored yours yourself too and what you think of my brief plan... Bit intimidated to be honest.
It's quite short and the dresser and wardrobe share the same wall. It has a small foot protruding from the wardrobe to stop it from toppling over so... maybe, wild guess here but... maybe it came of a...
The first one looks like it would fit into the missionary period. Unless there is a stamp on it, hard to tell who may have made it but Stickley made them in this style. The second is reminiscent of ...
I'm really not.a.pro but screws were invented after 1700's. The 1700's were the peak of the original.chipendale period. It's got ball and claw feet, which is an early design, copied later in Edwardian...
Looks.old as.the dark finish on it screams shellac. Has it got screws? How.are.the glue blocks (the part that is stamped) attached to the chair? Looks like the stamp.was.pressed by a modern machine.
It's a.voltaire style chair named after the French writer Voltaire. They were made in France and the style is very French for that period I.e low, high backrest and cuffs on the arms. Furthermore, the...
It's a voltaire style armchair, named after the French writer Voltaire. It looks like a late copy made for us normal folk. There might be some holes on the arms where the tacks once sat for the paddin...
Looks like an ornate Spanish shaker chair (if you google it you'll see the characteristic "ladder back" very nice!
Wow, what a find! That chair is worth more than 5 bucks. It's from an Austrian furniture maker in Vienna at the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. They were father and son. They worked out how to ...
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