Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Old wall mirror

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Mirror size 26x18
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QUESTION: Picked up this mirror for $20 at a yard sale. Just wondering how hold. Inlays around the edge are actually plastic feeling.thanks for your time

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QUESTION: Thanks for your responce Robert,here are the photos

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the inlay you are referring to i will assume is the cove shaped band  with the diamond shaped pattern.  this is probably made from gesso, plaster of paris, and painted with a stencil.

the mirror appears to be 1900-1910

the fancy or burl panels should be walnut veneer as this is in the eastlake style.  

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robert klein

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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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