Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Antique Desk

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QUESTION: Hello. I have had this claw/ball foot desk for approx 20 years and it was in my brother-in-laws family before that. Inside one of the drawers is a label from the Mahogany Association with #204 on it.  Can you give me a approximate age of the desk and what is value would be?  I understand it is not in great condition.  I do have  the little piece that is not attached in the pic which should be on the right side of the opening where a chair would fit .  Although I love this desk, I do not have room for it in my new home and I was hoping to sell it. Thank you in advance   Pictures attached

ANSWER: Please use the followup function and post a full view picture of the desk.
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QUESTION: Sorry, I did not attach full view last time

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Desk was made in Mt. Airy, NC according to the mahogany association number.

It is in the Chippendale style made around 1920-1940.

as it site it would sell at 100-200 but if restored properly, and i stress properly it would sell at 800$.

thanks for the added picture.

hope this helps  

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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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