Bavarian Bedroom Set (5 pieces)

Feb 20, 2022. 09:05 UTC
Bavarian Bedroom Set (5 pieces)
United States of America

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Hand painted, (repainted 1937) Bavarian bedroom set, blue, 1 Closet, four seasons on doors, twin sleigh beds, 4 seasons , 1 on each panel, headboards: crest of family on one, crest of Berchtesgaden on other, foot boards: scene of Berchtesgaden area, garlands of roses and ribbon on all pieces. 2 nightstands with birds and roses, matches same on closet 1 Wardrobe, 23x52x76 1 Side Table 16x12.5x33 1 Side Table 16x12.5x33 1 Bed 38.5x79x23.5 (top of mattress), 58 (top of headboard) 1 Bed 38.5x79x23.5 (top of mattress), 58 (top of headboard)




Answered within about 5 hours
Feb 20, 13:50 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$2,200 - $3,400 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$3,400 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Abigail,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique Bavarian paint decorated five piece bedroom suite
Continental, late 18th or early 19th Century, with later painting
A tall double-door cupboard painted with the Four Seasons and floral garlands, (76 inches high, 52 inches wide, 23 inches deep) - $1,200-1,800
Two twin beds, each painted with four seasons, armorials and landscapes (headboards each 58 inches high, length 79 inches long, 38 1/2 inches wide, top of mattress 23 1/2 inches) each $300-500
Two side table cabinets with birds and garlands, (each 33 inches high, 16 inches wide, 12 1/2 inches deep) - each $200-300
CONDITION: not examined in person but with wear and separations commensurate with age. Client advises these were repainted in 1937.
$2,200-3,400 for the set*
*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, and thank you again for using Mearto.

Abigail montgomery Feb 21, 19:40 UTC

I found some additional comps, is there a reason those sold or are listed for so much higher?

Abigail montgomery Feb 21, 19:51 UTC

Additional 8 comps included in pictures as screenshots as well

Delia Feb 21, 20:18 UTC

HI Abigail,
I won't have time to look closely at these comps until later this evening but I will say that because people can ask whatever they want on eBay, and sometimes they find a buyer at that level, doesn't mean it was a fair-market situation where people were bidding against each other.
We also do not look at what galleries / antique dealers, including those that list objects on retail sites like 1stDibs, because they also will rarely tell you what things actually sold for.

I'm quite happy to justify/amend values as long as they are from sources I can trust/verify. It's also important - if you are looking at/for auction results - to note what the estimates were, as well as the provenance and any exhibition or publication history as that can add value to a particular item (thinking back to the blue Aurene salts that sold at Jeff Evans but I'll address those in that appraisal inquiry).

Delia Feb 22, 12:42 UTC

Good morning, Abigail,
Please look at recent auction records on this link (; I think it shows what the secondary market (auction; retail and eBay are considered primary markets) for this kind of furniture is.

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