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Q&A on Collecting: Furniture design reveals history

Anne McCollam answers readers’ questions about their antiques.

BY ANNE MCCOLLAM Published: December 10, 2012
Q&A on Collecting

Sideboard dates to Victorian era

Q: My mother purchased this sideboard eight years ago in an antiques shop. The store owner had no information on its origin. It has very unusual carving and hardware. There are two labels inside one of the drawers indicating where it was shipped from and to whom. Unfortunately there are no dates on either one. The top looks to be made of marble. We are hoping that you can shed some light on its history and value.

A: Your sideboard...
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