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Any Thoughts on My Deco Sideboard?

Posted by ZoeCat17 (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 29, 12 at 9:12

I'm extremely pleased about my most recent CL find - an oak deco sideboard for only $100. It was very dirty and dry, but a wipedown with Murphy's oil soap and plenty of wax-n-feed and it just glows.

Wondering if anyone has any thoughts on its origins. I got it from a guy who cleans out homes for estates and sells the stuff no one wants, so he didn't know anything about it.

Please excuse the box underneath - I still need to take out the dirty lining of one drawer before I can put things away. Unfortunately, I'll have to replace the pulls - it's missing two and the bakelite in the others is very brittle.

From 2012-01-29

From 2012-01-29

From 2012-01-29

From 2012-01-29


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RE: Any Thoughts on My Deco Sideboard?

Wonderful!....shame about the handles. Wonder if you could find repros?
But I don't think those feet were original to the piece. Does the bottom show any evidence of there have been different feet at one point?


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RE: Any Thoughts on My Deco Sideboard?

That looks pretty nice! Not the gaudy veneered deco stuff (which I love) but the grownup equally fabulous lowkey-but-still-glamourous solid stuff (which I also love).

Maybe try Muff's? Can't believe they haven't changed their name in the internet world....

Here is a link that might be useful: http://www.muffshardware.com/


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RE: Any Thoughts on My Deco Sideboard?

It looks like English Art Deco to me.


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