Lift-top back bench with storage

Sep 17, 2020. 12:42 UTC
Lift-Top Back Bench with Storage
Michael
United States of America

Acquired from
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For sale
Maybe
Description

Double arched slat-back bench that has a rattan seat, a big storage area under the seat, and a seat cushion. The bench is very sturdy with some wear consistent with age and use. No damage to the wood or rattan. The 6 slats/spindles in the back are flat on the front side and round on the backside. Dimensions: 38”L x 18.5”D x 46.5”H. Seat height is 17”.

Provenance

Acquired at an estate sale. History unknown.

Answered within about 2 hours
Sep 17, 15:00 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$150 - $250 USD

Insurance Value

$400 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Michael,

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

A Jacobean style mahogany or walnut lift-top rush-seat bench
Probably English, early 20th century
The double-arched crest raised on tapering turned spindles, the lift-top with rush cover over a paneled case, all on a molded box base.
Height overall 46 1/2 inches; seat height 17 inches; length 38 inches, depth 18 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE: acquired at an estate sale
$150-250*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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