Can anyone tell me about these two pieces?

q can anyone tell me about these two pieces
q can anyone tell me about these two pieces
  8 answers
  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Jan 17, 2019

    Only one picture showed up, need to see the feet and back rail.

  • Jane S Jane S on Jan 17, 2019

    I can't but you can do a Google Image Search.

  • William William on Jan 17, 2019

    Any labels, makers marks, or numbers? Do you have the mirror for the dresser?

    There are so many lionhead armchairs photos online. Dresser looks like it may be a modern reproduction.

  • Cindy Cindy on Jan 18, 2019

    Both pieces are beautiful. There was a lot of attention to details when these were made. Practically impossible to find good quality today. I would begin by wiping down with a solution of equal parts of water and vinegar. Allow to dry and then use Murphy's Oil Soap according to instructions on bottle. The soap will clean all dust and debris, and the oil will condition the wood. Good luck.

  • Sharon McFarland Sharon McFarland on Jan 18, 2019

    The piece of furniture you are calling a dresser is a dry sink. The little bar on the back is where you hung the linen towels. The drawers were for extra towels and toiletries.

  • Grace Gleason Grace Gleason on Jan 18, 2019

    Beautiful chair! Nice dry sink too. They are probably 100 years old. That chair really needs to be cleaned (see Cindy's suggestions) and reupholstered with some plain (no print) fabric. I can't tell anything about the sink from the photo. If it has paint bits in the grain, it was painted and has been stripped. Just don't paint them, please!!!

  • Mary Dodge Mary Dodge on Jan 18, 2019

    Can't tell for sure, but the chair looks like a spring platform rocker. They were popular around 1900s. I even saw one on Bonanza!

  • What some are calling a dry sink, others would call a wash stand. It would have a large pitcher and bowl sitting on it with the towels (linen or flour sack) hanging on the bar. That is a beautiful piece.