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Antique Furniture/dresser found in house


little desk
little desk  
can you identify probable date of this dresser/vanity please.

the dresser bears a paper label stating:
     Atlas Furniture
     Jamestown, NY
      No. 187      ("187" in hand script")

the dresser was found in an 1880's house.

thank you for any help

regarding your feedback:  if you wanted info on the manufacturer perhaps you should have asked.  i read the question as wanting to know the date.  sorry

this maple veneered vanity or desk was made in the 1920s.  it is a good piece and appears to be in wonderful condition.  use on oils.  buy toluene free briwax in a light brown color and wax the piece.

atlas built good items during its time.

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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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