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Hello. I purchased this piece from an estate sale for $150. The only info I received from the seller is the piece is from 1920-1930's and it is a blind china cabinet. So with that info and the Tomlinson seal inside the drawer I did some research but to no avail. It really has been a difficult task in trying to locate when this was made and what exactly was it used for, or really any info at all. I stumbled upon this site during my search and I'm hoping you can provide insight into the piece I have and the value of the cabinet. Thanks.

It is from the 1920s and it is a blind china.

I cannot see the wood grain but generally these would e in walnut veneers with the frame and undercarriage in sweet gum and/or tulip poplar wood.

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robert klein


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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