Antique Victorian Furniture is one of the most popular styles of antique furniture we carry. As an interior style, Victorian decor has seen a huge resurgence in the last few years among designers. We grew very tired of bland minimalism and plain mid-century style furniture. Antique dealers greatly exaggerated the death of Victorian furniture during mid-century style’s boom. However, our clientele continues to enjoy different antique Victorian styles, both in small doses and in huge servings in their homes. 🙂 This leads us to the answer of our question: Is Victorian Furniture Dead? Of course our answer is clear: AU CONTRAIRE (just the opposite)! This style of antique furniture is alive and well.
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Antique Furniture Values
As the Bohemian’s, running a successful antique and furniture online store gives us a huge outlet. Because of that much of our business revolves around crunching the numbers and determining the value of antique furniture. As antique furniture dealers, Bohemian’s constantly has to appraise the antique furniture values.
Bohemian’s antique store has found that antique furniture has four key elements that come into play in regards to establishing antique value in the retail market. The values are determined by aesthetics, functionality, condition, and historical provenance and of-course authenticity. While each element is important, if any antique furniture item tips the scales, it can make up in part for others where the antique may be lacking. Bohemian’s has also found that antique customers value different things when it comes to antiques, and even that my husband and I differ on opinion (Gasp!). Quite frequently the Bohemian’s differ about the value of an antique and which element is most important. Let me explain…
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Bohemian’s antique furniture has found a beautiful antique dresser from the Victorian era to offer for sale. Indeed, Victorian furniture in this condition and style is rare to find. Our antique store was proud to offer this step down marble top antique dresser for sale at such a value. In fact, the antique dresser has sold and is no longer available for sale.
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