Quartersawn oak entry mirror

Nov 21, 2020. 17:15 UTC
Quartersawn Oak Entry Mirror
Craig
United States of America

Category
Cabinets

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

This is an oak entry mirror, original bevelled glass & original stain from a 4 square home in Oak Park IL. Guessing age to be 1900-1920. 54" W (at crown) 48" W (on wall) X 11" D X 79" H. We've owned it since 1982 (father purchased at Estate sale)

Provenance

Purchased in Oak Park at an estate sale, 1982. no other provenance.

Answered within about 2 hours
Nov 21, 19:12 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$1,000 - $1,500 USD

Insurance Value

$2,500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Craig,

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

An Arts & Crafts style quarter-sawn oak hall mirror
Probably American, early 20th Century
With outset blocked cornice, engaged outset squared quarter columns and bench seat.
79 inches high by 54 inches wide by 11 inches deep
PROVENANCE: acquired at an Oak Park, IL, estate sale in 1982
$1000-1500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Craig nelson Nov 21, 19:33 UTC

Thanks very much. what is the best way to sell this? We are moving in early January and would prefer not to take with.

Delia Nov 21, 20:00 UTC

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".
Alternatively, you can always proactively reach out to auction houses in your area to see if they are interested in selling this on your behalf.
Let me know if you have additional questions, and good luck!

Craig nelson Nov 21, 20:43 UTC

Thanks again. I'm learning. I guess you only take artwork on consignment?

Delia Nov 21, 20:46 UTC

No worries - ask away!
Mearto doesn't sell items outright; rather we work with and we provide information for owners interested in selling and our database of values is accessible to potential auction houses who would be the ones to sell.

Craig nelson Nov 21, 20:48 UTC

Great. Thanks so much.

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