- Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 12:13
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This Victorian walnut marbletop chest belongs to a Northern Neck family with roots in the Midwest. It is in excellent condition, and the family thinks that it is complete, showing no evidence of having had an attached mirror or splashboard. The secondary wood is poplar. The ends are paneled, and the finish is original.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 January 2013 13:35
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A lady from the Midwest inherited this secretary bookcase, which has passed through her family for several generations. It is walnut, with poplar secondary wood. The interior is elaborate, with many cubbyholes and small drawers. The family thinks the finish is original, but the somewhere along the road the back has been replaced with plywood.
- Last Updated on Friday, 28 December 2012 12:03
- Published on Tuesday, 01 January 2013 11:59
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This Victorian chair is one of a set of five that belonged to a family from the lower Northern Neck. It is walnut, and, along with two others in the set, has a needlepoint seat. The remaining two have fabric seats. All are sturdy and in good condition.
- Last Updated on Saturday, 22 December 2012 11:21
- Published on Wednesday, 26 December 2012 00:21
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This Victorian worktable comes from the lower Northern Neck where it has belonged to the same family for several generations.
It is walnut, with poplar secondary wood. The upper drawer is divided into sections to accommodate the various sewing needs. The escutcheons are ivory, and the pulls are original. The owners think it has been refinished many years ago.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 12:16
- Published on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 12:10
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This breakfront belongs to a family from Illinois that settled in the Northern Neck many years ago. They think the piece has been in the family for several generations, but do not know when they acquired it. It is walnut, with the original finish and glass. The overall condition is excellent.