18th century matching sofas

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$600
Inherited
antique sofas
Asheville, NC USA
Description from user:

Matching sofas came down to North Carolina from Virginia just after the Civil War with my great-great grandmother. My mother believes they are from the 18th century. They’ve been in the family for generations. They are 52” wide and 33” tall at the highest point.

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Answered within 11 minutes
Jan 05, 18:43 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$400 - $600 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$600 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Jill,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A pair of Victorian or Renaissance Revival carved walnut settees
American, possibly Southern States, mid 19th Century
Each with serpentine shaped crest rail centering carved rosettes flanked by arched ends, a serpetine seat rail centering a carved rosette, raised on short cabriole legs ending in casters. Upholstered in a faded red or pink chenille upholstery.
Each 33 inches tall, 52 inches long
CONDITION: both appear to be in good condition with wear commensurate to age and use.
PROVENANCE: inherited
$200-300 each or $400-600 for the pair*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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