Has anyone ever seen this item?

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I have this Barley Twist Coffee Table with heavy glass removable top and would like to find out more info and value of it. I bought it at a auction approx. 33 years ago. Have searched everywhere and find nothing about it. There is a shelf sitting on top of the table, please ignore that.

q has anyone ever seen this item
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  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Nov 23, 2018

    It's an American made piece from around the 80s. Don't remember the maker. If I had to put a fair market value on it for KY it would be about $150. The value of coffee tables have dropped and the want for quality wood furniture. Ikea and the "farmhouse" look has changed the market. If I were to put that in one of my antique booths, I'd price at $175. And accept $135. I really like it, hope you hold on to it.

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  • S S on Nov 23, 2018

    Beautiful piece! Please don’t alter it with paint!

  • Dwp7470b Dwp7470b on Nov 23, 2018

    I have two bed frames from the 60s, no manufacturer name anywhere. The frame looks the same as the legs. It takes well to Lemon Pledge. Very Likely is the same manufacturer. Ever you find out the manufacturer please let me know.

  • Ebbjdl Ebbjdl on Nov 23, 2018

    Bridgett, Have you tried Kovels book on antiques. Take a picture of it and go to an antique dealer. You can post it online, maybe someone can help you locate the price. Aloha!

  • Jewellmartin Jewellmartin on Nov 23, 2018

    Your table seems to be in excellent physical shape, but I think it needs a good cleaning with tsp, then a coating of a good thick furniture wax or a sealer like polyurethane. This would either be a boho or a collector’s purchase. Enjoy it or enjoy sending it on its way. Best wishes! ☺️

  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Nov 23, 2018

    No don't use polyurethane, fine furniture uses lacquer , in various Sheena. Just polish it with Old English.



    • V Smith V Smith on Nov 24, 2018

      Just a little FYI. Pledge contains silicone. Silicone can soften the finish on your furniture and if you ever want to paint it the silicone can ruin the outcome of your efforts. Wood loves lemon oil.

  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Nov 24, 2018

    Yes silicone is terrible for furniture

  • Suellen Hintz Suellen Hintz on Nov 25, 2018

    I have some end tables that have the same look, bought about 1993. I'm out of state for another ten days but after I get home I'll investigate the maker of mine. I love barley twist, always drawn to it.

  • Suellen Hintz Suellen Hintz on Dec 14, 2018

    I have two end tables (had a solid top coffee table I gave away after movers scratched the top) that are barley twist. Mine are by Lane, bought sometime in the early 90s. Also have a much older barley twist table. A design that thumbs its nose at time...

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