Collectibles-General (Antiques)/imperial table


small table
small table  

am sending you the 2 photos of the small table , top and underneath.

I see by your feedback that you thought i was impolite.  please tell me how so i can avoid this impoliteness in the future.  again, i thank you.

thank you.  labels are important clues when trying to date furniture. usually, with case pieces we can tell from the show surfaces but often we cannot tell with some colonial revival pieces of this form.

imperial started using this label in 1939 and changed in 1952 or 53.
the number on the bottom would be a catalog number, inventory number or something similar.  same with the 6.

nice piece, in an antiques mall or shop it would sell at 250-275 in my area.  

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robert klein


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. 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.


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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