Antique set

Discussion in 'Furniture' started by Bibitte, Nov 26, 2019.

  1. Bibitte

    Bibitte New Member

    Looking for key information for this set...

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  2. NewEngland

    NewEngland Well-Known Member

    I can't help, but it is lovely and in such wonderful condition.
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  3. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!


    I luv curved glass....this is so nice !
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  4. necollectors

    necollectors Well-Known Member

    Beautiful! Could we see the inside of the drawer? Underneath of the table? Any markings on any of the pieces? Back of the cabinet or inside the drawer may have markings?
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  5. necollectors

    necollectors Well-Known Member

    I have a sneaking suspicion, this is a repro.
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  6. Ghopper1924

    Ghopper1924 Well-Known Member

    Why do you think it's a repro?

    My take would be that it's a lovely ca. 1900 oak set in great condition. It's got some Renaissance Revival elements a la Horner, but it's also got a nice "no nonsense" heavy functionalism. In fact, it's a great combination of the two.

    Hope springs eternal for the lover of brown furniture! I would think that this set would appeal to virtually anyone that wants a good-quality dining room's got enough decorativeness for 19th century aficionados, and enough plain jane for people with a more modern bent. Plus, the pieces seem to be built like tanks and will last another hundred years easily with a little TLC.
  7. necollectors

    necollectors Well-Known Member

    Well...It's hard to say without looking at the dovetails and drawer insides. I think, IMHO that these pieces did not start their life together. You have a variety of 'feet' claw and ball, hairy foot etc...I question the table...most of all.
  8. verybrad

    verybrad Well-Known Member

    Agree, 1900 or so and not a matched set. Chairs may actually be just a tad later.
  9. Bibitte

    Bibitte New Member

    If these are repros, they are late 1800 repros....they are passed down from generation and never left the family....we think they are from 1875 or close to
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