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Calling Linda C. Pics!

Posted by newdawn1895 (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 19, 09 at 9:07

Linda I know that you are very knowledgeable when it comes to antiques. My sister bought this dresser and twin bed room set. And she would like to know if I could get any information on it. You came to mind immediately . Any information would be appreicated.

Thanks so much.

....Jane

Headboard (Betsy's)

Footboard

Betsy's dresser


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RE: Calling Linda C. Pics! 2

If anyone else has any input on these pieces please feel free to add your opinions.

I'm thinking they are from the 40's or 50's would they be art novoe? I'm sorry for the spelling but hope you guys know what I am talking about.


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RE: Calling Linda C. Pics!

They sort of look 30-ish to me too. But I can't see the whole shape of the pieces well enough to tell. Is that a sleigh bed? Is there a mirror on the dresser? Dovetailing? What does the back look like? Can you get a clear picture of the wood and that beading?
It looks like either burl walnut trim on flame maple or maple veneer on walnut...hard to tell from the pictures.
Is there a maker's mark anywhere? What do the insides of the top drawers look like?
Can you see by looking at that chip on the drawer front if it's veneered or not?
Gotta learn to be a detective sometimes! LOL!
Pretty set at any rate!
Linda C


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RE: Calling Linda C. Pics!

1910 - 1930s - the ornate applied moldings and multi-toned wood was popular approximately then. Not Art Deco or Art Nouveau ... just one of the mixed-style designs manufacturers concocted.

Looks like a nice set!


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