Milo Baughman for DIA Curio Cabinets

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Marlton USA
Description from user:

I have two matching Curio Cabinets by Milo Baughman for Design Institute of America. They have ID stickers on the back and a date October 1985.

Bought them at a garage sale. They were in sellers family for 40 years.

Answered within about 6 hours
By Delia
May 26, 22:46 UTC
Fair Market Value
$1,500 - $2,500 USD
Suggested Asking Price $2,500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Shae,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
I think an attribution to Baughman is not warranted; his designs were much more square and rectilinear. A similar pair sold last August for $2000 - here's the link:
If you'd like for your appraisal to include dimensions, which is customary, please forward in the comments section - at your convenience - the height, width, depth, diameter and I'll update this ASAP.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A pair of Design Institute of America brass curio cabinets
stainless steel, brass, patinated metal, glass, mirrored glass. Bearing foil manufacturer's label ‘DIA Design Institute of America, Inc. 1985, 127771 & 127930’
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: acquired at a tag sale
$1500-2500 for the pair*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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