Hand carved asian china cabinet

Jun 14, 2020. 23:28 UTC
Hand carved Asian China cabinet
Amy
United States of America

Category
Chinese antiques

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

Rosewood hand carved Asian China cabinet hutch. 6’x6’5” and 18” depth

Provenance

Originally bought by mother in law who has since passed. She paid between $3000-$4000 for it

Answered within about 12 hours
Jun 15, 11:17 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$1,000 - $1,500 USD

Insurance Value

$2,500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Amy,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
While there are Oriental motifs on this piece, it was made for the European or English market, most likely during the late 19th/early 20th Century when Orientalism was a very popular style.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Regency style carved rosewood stepback cabinet
in the Oriental style, late 19th/early 20th Century
In two parts, the upper part with canted ends and molded cornice above a Greek-key frieze over four glazed cupboard doors, the outer with diamond mullions, the lower section with short drawers each with deep relief carving of an Asian landscape, over paneled cabinet doors with landscapes done in relief open to a (shelved?) cupboard interior, all on short stylized feet
72 inches high by 78 inches wide by 18 inches deep
PROVENANCE: inherited from mother-in-law
$1,000-1,500*
*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 for using Mearto.

Amy mullen Jun 15, 21:17 UTC

Where in the Dallas area would you recommend trying to sell it? Thank you for your help

Delia Jun 15, 21:25 UTC

I'm not familiar enough with auction houses in the Dallas area other than Heritage, which doesn't really sell furniture.
We work with lots of auctioneers from relevant and highly qualified auction houses. Your item is in our database of leads and interested auctioneers will reach out to you directly on your email if they can help you sell your item.
If you said "yes" or "maybe" when we asked if your item was for sale auctioneers are now able to contact you. If you said "no" go to your item page and change that to "yes".

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