Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Eastlake chairs

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Is this an Eastlake Chair? I'm moving to a retirement home and must dispose of much furniture, including these chairs (I have 4). Can you suggest a price I should ask?

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Marion - That is an Eastlake chair from very late in the period, 1890-1900. Unfortunately the market has had little appetite for Eastlake in the last few years. Chairs like yours sell at auction in the $25 each range.

Thanks for writing. Good luck.

Fred Taylor

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I will attempt to answer questions about American antique furniture, including construction details, style, period, manufacturers, care, repair and storage. I do not have any background in appliances, musical instruments, sewing machines, trunks, lighting, clocks or children's and baby furniture and will not respond to questions about those items.

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I ran an antique furniture restoration business for twenty years. I am a nationally syndicated columnist on the subject of antique furniture for such publications as Antique Week and New England Antiques Journal. I have produced one video on the subject of furniture identification and my book "HOW TO BE A FURNITURE DETECTIVE" is now available.I have also published articles in Antique Trader, Chicago Art Deco Society, Northeast Magazine, Victorian Decorating and Lifestyles, Professional Refinishing, Antiques and Art Around Florida and Antique Shoppe. You can visit my website at www.furnituredetective.com

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BSBA Finance, University of Florida, MBA Finance, University of Florida

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