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Duncan Phyfe (style?) Loveseat

Price: 
seeking advice
Vintage Duncan Phyfe Loveseat
Vintage Duncan Phyfe Loveseat
Vintage Duncan Phyfe Loveseat
Vintage Duncan Phyfe Loveseat (arm close-up)
Vintage Duncan Phyfe Loveseat (starburst design)
Vintage Duncan Phyfe Loveseat (leg & claw foot close-up)
Vintage Duncan Phyfe Loveseat (end piece close-up)

Wish to sell several antique/vintage items & the largest is this Duncan Phyfe Loveseat. I assume it's from the 1940's but have never had it appraised & am uncomfortable setting a price, just in case it's worth more than I know. Apparently two-cushion DF loveseats aren't that easy to find, so I've had difficulty making a comparison. My guess at the value would be around $300-$400, but would like someone to stop me from selling too quickly if it's potentially older than I think.

It was purchased in Kentucky about 40 years ago & has been in use since. The uphostery when I obtained it was a beige brocade, but was reuphostered in the black floral print shown in the photos. The photos also show the wood slightly lighter than it is in person. At a glance, it looks very dark brown but close-up you see the gold undertones & dark vein streaks. The grain looks more like Mahogany but I don't know that much about wood. It doesn't appear to have been restained & I've just used regular polish.

The photos also show close-ups of the wood design along the bottom of the seat which has four rows of carved connected tube-like rows that curve up the front of the arms, ending under each arm with a circular design. The legs have a similar design, but wider and curved, somewhat like an opened Lily. Above each leg is a horizontal starburst design. The curved legs end with a metal claw foot. Along each end of the sofa is a spindle shaped wood rod with reeded type design, also shown in one of the photos. On this piece is three connected carved rings in the center, then a space & two connected carved rings & finally next to the legs one carved ring on each end.

Hope this helps & thanks in advance for your help!

 

Category: 
Furniture
Condition: 
Good
Medium: 
Wood (mahogany?) & Material.
Distinguishing marks: 
No distinguishing marks found.
Date Period: 
Early 20th Century ???
Size and dimensions of this item: 
68"W x 32"H x 34.5"D
Weight: 
Very heavy but weight unknown.
History: 
Purchased 40 years ago, prior to that unknown - details in description. Do plan to sell but didn't list a price yet.
For Sale?: 
Yes

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