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Is antique furniture valuable?

This is a valid question – just because a piece of furniture is old, it does not necessarily mean it is valuable.

Hence, we have dedicated ourselves to educating our readers about antique furniture valuation.

How easy is it to appraise online?

An antique furniture is one of the more straight forward item to appraise online. With a good description and some infocus images, our specialists will be able to give you a good reliable online appraisal within 48 hours.

Because these furnitures can be really heavy and unhandy, online tools like Mearto.com is is great way to get to know the true value of your furniture.

A set of four Danish West Indian mahogany sidechairs with wickerwork seats. C. 1840. (4)

Estimate: $331 USD (SOLD for: $240 USD at Bruun Rasmusses)

Guides to help you estimate your furniture

Our articles will ensure that you can get the correct value for your antique furniture pieces. When talking about old furniture, you need to determine exactly how old it is. The age of antique furniture is the single most important factor. However, many other factors can come into play such as rarity, style, condition, and manufacturer or maker.

You can get information from the antique furniture experts about how each of these factors can impact the value of the item in your possession.
 
Generally, the rarer the furniture is, the higher its value. But each piece of furniture is appraised differently. Check out each section such as Chairs, Cabinets, Dressers, Sofas, Tables, Benches and Stools, and Lamps so you can determine the market value for each type of antique furniture.
 

Antique decorated coffer

A RARE AND GOOD ELIZABETH I/JAMES I JOINED OAK AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED COFFER, WEST COUNTRY, POSSIBLY SOMERSET, CIRCA 1600-10

Sold for £ 20,000 GBP

When estimating the value of an antique furniture, the first thing is of course to look at what category the furniture belongs to. We have written about the most common antique furniture types which you can look at here

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If your furniture does not match any of these categories and you would like an expert appraisal, then don't worry - You can upload your item in form below and our specialists will take a look at it and give you an appraisal within 48 hours.

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