Victorian furniture rates down, silver up

There ended up two tall walnut cabinet/desk secretaries sold at the auction on June 14.

Bought choice, the 1st one climbed quickly to $ 425 and was sold to a DeWitt consumer. The second secretary, with a roll-front desk, experienced slight injury on the bottom doors and was knocked down for $ 300. A walnut corner shelf was a wonderful purchase at $ sixty five. A walnut commode went throughout the auction block at $ ninety and 3 good lamps ended up offered for $ 35, $ 50 and $ sixty every. A Duncan Phyfe mahogany corner cabinet bought for an even $ 100. A beautifully carved walnut bed and dresser marketed for $ 225 and went to a residence in Delmar.

A beautiful multi-shelved walnut etagere with bottom marble insert and drawer went to a quite astute purchaser for $ 575. This was the center piece of the Victorian furniture and 15 a long time ago would have bought for $ three,000 to $ 4,000. This piece demonstrates the fall of Victorian furnishings from its high in the nineteen nineties to the present working day market. A pair of matching lamps, which have been just quite distinctive and gorgeous to look at, lit up a bid of $ 290. Two wonderful dressers, plus a desk, had been marketed by decision and the substantial bidder took all a few for an even $ 390.

An antique image frame was quickly snatched up for a bid of $ 50. 4 cane-bottom chairs went out for $ thirty and the following pair of chairs went for $ 35. A cranberry cruet went to an innovative collector for $ one hundred ten, a pair of Loetz vases offered for an exceptional get at $ sixty and one more more compact round Loetz bowl was bought for $ forty. A substantial bid of $ 1,000 silenced the crowd as a sterling bowl and silver tray went to a Moline customer.

Sterling flatware, bowls and espresso sets are in substantial desire at the present time. The silver customers attend all the auctions and bid from every single other to acquire the large bid. A number of flatware sets usually go more than $ three,000. If you have sterling silver or silver coins to market, undoubtedly make contact with me to get a worth. Don’t forget, nonetheless, that silver plate is pretty much worthless.

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