"I think the wood is South American mahogany, cut thin, turned 180 degrees to make it look symmetrical, or mirrored. At first glance the nightstand doesn't look like it matches until you look at the design on the skirt which matches the…"
"Hi Jack, are you in the Midwest USA? I ask because I'm fairly certain that is where your set was made, most likely in Grand Rapids MI. I see this type of furniture quite often, and Berkey and Gay were one of a few makers of this style - as…"
"hi Jack the way i understand it is art nouveau is more flowing - nature, organic, scrolls - flowers etc and deco more angular using symmetry, repeat patterns, geometric shapes-more stylised , i love both - then also arts and crafts which…"
"Les, thanks for the feedback. Amazing that I never thought of this being a modification (e.g. marriage), but after reading your comments I checked the pieces over and you're 100% correct. That said, the 'marriage' must…"
"Those are some mighty, and beautiful, slabs of Walnut on the top of that table!
Without knowing more of the story behind the tables, my first impression is, this is a marriage. The table tops are (in the style of) Regency, though the apron is very…"
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