Posts tagged “Mahogany”

MAR
04
2016

Wedding Chair from India

By mwilcox

Weddingchair

Throne/Wedding chairs like this were made all over India and the Middle East, most are made of local hardwoods such as mahogany, rosewood and teak. Without actually physically examining them determining the wood type is difficult, but most are...

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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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JUN
05
2015

"Antique" Chippendale Chairs

By mwilcox

Highendchip

These mahogany chairs are in the Chippedale style, are not the genuine item, but are genuine antiques. Chairs of this type are in what's called the "Colonial Revival" style. Colonial Revival pieces are reproductions of the original American...

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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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MAR
07
2015

Revival Style Mahogany Throne Chair

By mwilcox

Mahoganythrone

"Throne Chairs" like these tend to date from the last quarter of the 19th Century, quite often custom made for use in Fraternal Orders ( Men's Lodges) Board rooms or Churches. Their decoration is often a combination of machine and hand carving...

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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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