|Title:||Gorgeous Antique Armoire|
|Description:||Beautiful antique armoire|
|Condition:||Gorgeous condition. Two little ornate metal piece missing on front. Pictures to follow.|
|Origin:||My father bought two of these from an antique store 25-30 years ago and when he passed away my sister got one and I got the other. It's killing me to even be going this far toward selling it, but because of being laid off 2 years ago, I think I must. It is absolutely GORGEOUS. ALWAYS a conversation piece. It's very heavy. I have a standup piano and when I moved, the movers said the piano was heavier, but the armoire was definitely the second heaviest thing they moved.|
|Provenance:||All I know is that my father bought them both from an antique dealer years ago and was willing to pay for their beauty and quality.|
|Appraised By:||Zoran Popovic|
|Appraiser Comments:||Your armoire is a Renaissance revival style piece and it most likely comes from late 19th/early 20th Century. It seems to be solid oak veneered with mahogany (although I can't be 100% positive about the veneer, judging from the attached photos), which explains it's weight (oak is a very heavy wood). The neo-classical ornaments are brass, and the two missing rosettes should not be hard to replace. It also looks like there was some customization work done on the interior (shelves were made per someone's order, maybe your father's?). All in all, it's quite a nice piece. It most likely comes from Austria or Germany.|
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