Collectibles-General (Antiques)/antique chairs

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I've had these two chairs for several years. Would like to know what they are worth and what they are called

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These were made in the 1920s.  originally we saw this style, close to this style, from Scandinavia and from Germany when they went from stools to putting a back on a stool.  back then there were one or two holes cut in the seat and the back fit into the seat extending below the seat where one or two wedges of wood slid into the part of the back that protruded below the seat locking it into place.  I do not know that there was a special name for these, and accurate one, but I will do some looking in my materials.  give me a few days to check for you and send me an email if i take too long.

the retail price of these would be 125-150 each in a shop.

thanks!

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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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BA Florida State University BA University of West Florida 1971

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