Posts tagged “Walnut”

FEB
05
2016

French Vintner's Table

By mwilcox

Vintnerstable

Tables like these tend to be difficult to date without actually physically examining them, as the design dates back to the 1700's and has been in constant reproduction since the late 19th Century. This one is a 19th Century French "Vintner's...

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AUG
31
2015

1930's Vanity

By mwilcox

Deco

Vanities like this tend to be a mix of styles, which makes them appear to be much older than they really are. Examples like this one tend to be European Imports and date from the 1930's. Most are a mix of the Art Deco style, then at the peak of...

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AUG
19
2015

Victorian Revival

By mwilcox

Vicrepro

This settee is in the Rococo Revival style, which was popular during the third Quarter of the 19th Century, but based on what I can see it's not a period Victorian example, but a later reproduction. During the big run up in values for Original...

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JUL
01
2015

Eastlake Desk

By mwilcox

Eastdesk

This desk appears to date 1875-85 and is loosely based on the Eastlake Style, first popularized by Charles Eastlake in his book "Hints on Household Taste" in 1868. Desks like this were made right up to the 1890's, but in oak, birch or maple the...

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MAR
19
2015

Late Victorian Corner Chair

By mwilcox

Cornerchair

Corner chairs of this type tend to be Continental late Victorian examples, based on the Renaissance Revival and Baroque styles. They tend to be a mix of hand and machine carving, most made circa 1880-1914. Most are either walnut or mahogany, two...

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DEC
23
2014

Antique Rococo Revival Style Bed

By mwilcox

Rococobed

This antique bed is a Victorian Rococo Revival style example, made circa 1870. These were primarily produced in the Northeast USA and Southern Ontario, Canada. Beds like this were generally part of a larger bedroom set that would have included a...

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NOV
03
2014

Antique Gothic Revival Furniture

By mwilcox

Gothcabinet

This is Antique late 19th Century Continental Gothic style piece, based on original cupboards made during the 1500's. The Gothic style has gone through a number of revivals, the biggest being during the mid early to mid Victorian era (1849-60)....

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JUL
04
2014

Chippendale Style Pie Crust Table

By mwilcox

Piecrust

"Pie crust" tables of this type are often described as far older than they really are, because they were designed to resemble examples made in the mid 1700s and are mistaken for them. They are of a type now called the "Colonial Revival" style....

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JAN
20
2014

Black Forest Carvings

By mwilcox

Blackforestbear2

Carvings of this type generally date from the last quarter of the 19th century (1875-1900) and are generally referred to as  "Black Carvings", after the fact that most of them were thought to have been produced in the Black Forest region in...

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