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Side Table
Side Table  

Side Table
Side Table  
Recently bought this table and unsure of exactly what it should be called, its age or value. Thanks for your advice - you're the best.
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this is a lamp table or side table.  the top is quartersawn oak or as some say, tiger oak.  made around 1900.  golden oak period.

it has had some abuse, the cuts in the top, but it presents well and has a super look.  i have to admit that whoever did the painting and decoration did well, made it look good.

if stripped to refinish the top and probably legs and bottom shelf would need to be treated with oxalic acid to remove the discoloration, but it looks good like it is.

what did you pay?

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In regards to American antique, vintage and collectible furniture I can help with wood identification, styles, age, periods, historical coatings, materials, techniques, repair, restoration, refinishing, and value. I do not study mid century and later furniture nor do I deal in lamps, and other smalls. robertsantiques@cox.net You may ask for values and I will give you current market values, I will not give you 'feel good' values. Understand that there are many factors that contribute to market value. If you want a feel good, unrealistic number, please call a local inexperienced appraiser. It is my desire to help you and in doing so I increase my knowledge as well. For that I thank you.

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I have been in the antiques furniture and restoration business and in the sales of antique furniture for 40+ years and have continued my education in the trade attending workshops and seminars by various organizations, institutions, and private collectors.

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Professional Refinishers Groop, Int., AIC, Antiques Dealers Association

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BA Florida State University BA University of West Florida 1971

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