Antique dresser
17 February 2024
Description

This came from my mother in laws house and we just got it after she passed. Don’t know any background other than it’s been in her family. No markings on the chest, it’s in great condition. She was from Franklin, PA.

Dimensions

5’ tall, 41.5” wide, 21” deep

Acquired from
Inherited
For sale
Yes
Answered within about 24 hours
By Delia
Feb 18, 17:59 UTC
Fair Market Value
$500 - $800 USD
Suggested Asking Price $900 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Rachel,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
This is a handsome piece of furniture that combines an attractive design with still-useful functionality. There are literally thousands of dresser chests - in a very wide range of styles and prices - on the market. With less demand than supply, prices remain low when these are offered at auction.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Georgian Revival style ormolu mounted mahogany dresser
American, possibly Midwest, early 20th Century
Of rectangular section in two parts the book-matched veneered top with shaped molded backsplash with cast metal mount, the case fitted with two paneled cupboard doors opening to three sliding "folio" or dresser shelves, outset over two pairs of stacked short drawers flanking a central short drawer with applied swag mount, over two recessed long drawers flanked by fluted engaged columns, over bracket feet on casters.
60 inches tall, 41-1/2 inches wide, 21 inches deep
CONDITION: This dresser appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: Inherited
$ 500-800*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, or questions/concerns, and thank you again for using Mearto.
~ Delia

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