Secretary with curio cabinet

Apr 08, 2021. 23:12 UTC
Secretary with curio cabinet
United States of America


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It is 40 inches wide 70 inches tall made out of hardwood. It’s been in the family since the the 50’s. It has a mirror and curio cabinet with 5 shelves. It also has the original keys. It also has 1 drawer and a large lower cabinet.


It was my grandmother’s and I got it when she passed away. No one else has had it. It has a sticker on the back from the manufacturer that says Forest City Furniture company with some signatures but no date.

Answered within 3 days
Apr 12, 11:09 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$300 - $500 USD

Insurance Value

$800 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Nicki,

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

An Art Nouveau white painted and incise decorated secretary cabinet
made by the Forest City Furniture Company, Rockford, Illinois, mid 20th Century
In one piece, the left side fitted with a glazed door opening to a shelved interior, the right side surmounted by a shaped mirror over a shelf over a fall-front writing surface, over a short drawer over a cabinet.
overall height 70 inches; width 40 inches
CONDITION: wear appears to be commensurate with age and use
PROVENANCE: inherited
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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