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I recently acquired this table and chairs. From the googleing I believe it is a Duncan Phyfe style table, not sure about the chairs. A stamp underneath the table shows "The Warfield, Patented feb 23,1937, No D-103303".  It also has stamped "703" underneath each drop side. The table is beautiful and outside of being dusty appears to have all original hardware, screws, claw feet and no scratches.  The chairs have been recovered, have new screws underneath, and may have been refinished.  I really don't know much more about the set.  The chairs appear to be a smidge lighter than the table, so I'm not sure if they actually are the chairs that go with the table.  Can you tell me, am I correct on the style of table? Also, are the chairs original with this style of table?  Do you have any idea what the table and chairs may be worth either as a set or seperate?  And lastly, is there a website I can go to for more information about the table and chairs?

Thank you very much for your time,
Lisa Hansen

judging from the feedback ratings I have failed, what would you have like done differently?

mahogany veneer.  everyone calls these duncan phyfe style and it is not incorrect although the style is sheraton as well.

i prefer federal style.

the chairs do go with the table, you will see several styles of chairs with this style table.

retail at auction about 400, retail in a shop cleaned up and waxed 600.

there is a lot of information on this style as it was made for two centuries and is still manufactured today.

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