What type of wood is this?

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Was wondering if anyone knew what type of wood this is. This is an old china hutch from around the 1950's or earlier. Photos attached.
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Top of hutch.
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Bottom of hutch.
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Back of hutch.
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Close up of wood on back of hutch.
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Close up of wood on hutch bottom where the top and bottom connect.
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  • Sharon Sharon on Apr 17, 2018
    Looks like Cuban mahogany
  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on Apr 17, 2018
    This appears to be mahogany. A very valuable wood that is not being imported very much any more.
  • Sharon Sharon on Apr 17, 2018
    Yep looks like mahogany, and it was one of the most popular furniture woods in the 50s.
  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on Apr 17, 2018
    This appears to be mahogany. Not imported much anymore. Very beautiful piece. Its a hardwood. Much furniture going back into 1800s built with this. It was imported wood from rainforest. Even back in time very expensive, so it is often seen as a veneer.
    • Lilly Lilly on Apr 19, 2018
      Thank you for the info. I thought it might be mahogany but was not sure. It is a beautiful piece.
  • 2dogal 2dogal on Apr 17, 2018
    This is most likely a mahogany veneer as solid mahogany is very, very heavy.
    • Lilly Lilly on Apr 19, 2018
      Thank you for your response. It does have some areas that is mahogany veneer. It is also very heavy but not sure that the inner wood is mahogany or not.
  • Lilly Lilly on Apr 17, 2018
    Oh wow! Thank you everyone for your quick responses and nice comments. It appears that there is some veneer on the front and sides. It is very, very heavy so could be that the rest of the hutch is made from mahogany. ?? Would anyone know what this unit would be worth should I want to sell it? Also, there is the dining table and chairs that go along with it.
  • L. Creative L. Creative on Apr 19, 2018
    My first thought was mahogany which is pretty expensive. I just wanted to comment on the wonderful wavy glass. It is a tough sell for dining room furniture as dining rooms are not really en vogue at the moment. If you decide to sell it separately suggest not only dining room but office or living room display which is what we used OURS for. It fit in a large nook in the wall in the office, making the nook look like it was MEANT for it. Good luck!!!
  • Lilly Lilly on Apr 24, 2018
    Great idea!! Thanks for that! I have some grand ideas now. 😄