Antique Furniture/Vanity

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I have this Vanity that I am selling..By looking at the pics, can u tell me what yr it is? And why type of mirror I need to get for it? Also I restained it.. Should I do something different to it?


Deena

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it is from the 1920s.   sell it as is.  i wouldn't try to find a mirror, it will be a long task and probably unsuccessful.  let the new owner hand a mirror on the wall.

ask 100 tops, as there is veneer damage to the drawer fronts.

you might have better luck painting it an off white, light blue or one of the modern decorator colors due to the damage.  i dont do this but there are many vendors around here that sell in antique malls that have good luck selling this style, with slight damages by painting it the 'shabby chic' bit.

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Regarding American antique, vintage, and collectible furniture I can help with wood identification, styles, age, periods, historical coatings, materials, techniques, repair, restoration, refinishing. Please read instructions for posting.

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I have been in the antiques furniture and restoration business and in the sales of American antique furniture for 40+ years and have continued my education in the trade attending workshops and seminars through several organizations.

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