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  1. PortableTreasures liked Bronwen's post in the thread Operculum Necklace.

    The locket & chain remind me of the one my mother had from her youth, guessing from around 1940, when she was in her mid-teens. Think...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 12:09 PM
  2. PortableTreasures liked say_it_slowly's post in the thread Is this worth anything or is it fake..

    This listing has a piece I think is like yours (incomplete photos). They say the Diamond Finish line was made by the Providence Stock...

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  3. PortableTreasures liked clutteredcloset49's post in the thread Ancient pottery shard or ???.

    Piece of sewer pipe?

    Mar 31, 2020 at 12:07 PM
  4. PortableTreasures liked millenial_scum1991's post in the thread Mystery Inlaid Dresser.

    Wow, ya, not only is that flame birch pretty, but minus the legs and extra drawer it's definitely got the solid look about it. Keyholes...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 12:05 PM
  5. PortableTreasures liked clutteredcloset49's post in the thread Mystery Inlaid Dresser.

    Just guessing, maybe a reproduction I'm not the expert here. Finishing nails [ATTACH] Inside wood looks stained to give it an older...

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  6. PortableTreasures liked James Conrad's post in the thread Mystery Inlaid Dresser.

    I have no clue! :hilarious: I am guessing, either french louis philippe or german Biedermeier style on OP dresser. No drawer pulls, just...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 12:05 PM
  7. PortableTreasures liked James Conrad's post in the thread Mystery Inlaid Dresser.

    And another at Skinner https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2513/lots/929 [ATTACH] 2 drawer model [ATTACH]

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  8. PortableTreasures liked KikoBlueEyes's post in the thread Mystery Inlaid Dresser.

    Just making it bigger, scum :D [ATTACH]

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  9. PortableTreasures liked James Conrad's post in the thread Duncan Phyfe.

    Check out this rosewood night stand/chamber thingy on "Trust" website above, looks more like 1940 MCM than 1841 pre civil war. Hey!...

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  10. PortableTreasures liked James Conrad's post in the thread Duncan Phyfe.

    No, not me, this kind of furniture, "Classical" doesn't trip my trigger at all. Posting it because Phyfe had a HUGE influence on...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 11:55 AM
  11. PortableTreasures liked moreotherstuff's post in the thread Can anyone make out the name on this tiny print 2.5” x 6”, or date it for me.

    The first is an engraving by Antonio Verico after a design by Guglielmo Silvestri, and probably out of a book. Not much value. Not sure...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 11:52 AM
  12. PortableTreasures liked blooey's post in the thread Can anyone make out the name on this tiny print 2.5” x 6”, or date it for me.

    The oval is English, 18thc and in the original frame. Looks to be a stipple, Bartolozzi or one of his contemporaries - very often ovals...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 11:52 AM
  13. PortableTreasures liked Shawn M Riani's post in the thread Help with a Brass Figure and markings.

    Thank you Kiko! The artist's name is E. Nahcepe. Late 1800's artist in Russia. So the language was Cyrillic, and not Greek. Fantastic!

    Mar 29, 2020 at 11:52 AM
  14. PortableTreasures liked antidiem's post in the thread Linen Bonnet Help Please.

    It looks like tatting to me, too, Cluttered. @ulilwitch , I have one similar to the one you posted, perhaps it is not as fancy. I...

    Mar 29, 2020 at 11:51 AM
  15. PortableTreasures liked laura9797's post in the thread Blue and White earthenware flask, stirrup vessel?.

    I have had this for a few years now. I purchased it as "Delft" but do not believe it to be. It is not Chinese; likely European but I...

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