What follows is a list of antiques which were inherited in 1990 by my brother, Ronald P. van Ammers, and myself, Marnix A. van Ammers. The list comes from an appraisal that was done (for insurance purposes) in the mid 1980s, so the appraised values should be adjusted accordingly.
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APPRAISAL 67 PIECE, SOLID SILVER, HAND-CHASED FLATWARE - HOLLAND 12 Dessert Forks 3 oz each $ 300.00 13 Dinner Forks 3 oz each $ 350.00 5 Oyster Forks 2 oz each $ 100.00 12 Dessert Spoons 3 oz each $ 350.00 13 Dessert Forks 3 oz each $ 350.00 12 Ass'd Serving Pcs 6 oz each average $ 750.00 Includes: Lg. Serving spoons, Fish and Dessert Knives and Forks, Dessert and Gravy Ladles, Meat and Dessert Spatulas, Grape Shears ANTIQUE HAND CRAFTED< FLAME GRAINED, SOLID WALNUT RECTANGULAR WARDROBE CABINET. Fitted with two doors and 5 shelves. Circa 1800. Holland H. 62" W. 39" D. 16" $ 1,500.00 ANTIQUE FRENCH EMPIRE CORNER CABINET. Semi-circular hand crafted solid walnut, fitted with 2 large and 2 small top drawers and lower cabinet compartment. Circa 1800 H. 27.5" W. 40" $ 300.00 ANTIQUE ENGLISH MAHOGANY PEMBROKE STYLE DROP LEAF OCCASIONAL TABLE. Fitted with single drawer. Circa 1850. H. 29" Depth 31" $ 350.00 SET OF SIX ANTIQUE, HAND CARVED AND CRAFTED SOLID WALNUT DINING CHAIRS. Diamond shaped motif with flaring back. One arm and 5 side chairs, in velvet. Circa 1750. H. 36" Depth 16" Holland $ 1,000.00 ANTIQUE HAND CRAFTED MAHOGANY CIRCULAR EXTENSION DINING TABLE. Tripod pedestal base with lion paw feet mounted on baluster shaped column. Circa 1750. Diameter 40", with 2 leaves. Height 28" Holland $ 2,500.00 UNUSUAL ANTIQUE RECTANGULAR< ORIGINAL, HAND CRAFTED INLAID SOLID WALNUT SERVING BUFFET CABINET. Hinged top opening to disclose folding shelves for display. Top with center section and 2 hinged leaves opening to 40". Lower section fitted with single fitted, lined silver drawer above cabinet compartment mounted on 4 tapering legs, Oval fan motif inlay. Circa 1750. H. 37" W. 37" D. 18" Holland $12,500.00 ANTIQUE TEA KETTLE STAND. Hand crafted, solid walnut, hour glass shaped pedestal base, and ornamented with conforming curved slats. Fitted with copper pail containing tea kettle. Circa 1750 H. 17" Diameter 16" Holland $ 500.00 ANTIQUE CHINESE CLOISONNE VASE. Baluster shaped, ornamented with male and female figures on horseback riding in forest. Circa 1800. H. 12" W. 8" $ 250.00 ANTIQUE FRENCH EMPIRE RECTANGULAR HAND CRAFTED BURL WALNUT, FLAME GRAINED CHEST. Fitted with 5 drawers, Second drawer hinged in front to disclose writing surface. Lion paw feet. Sculptured brass hardware and columner corner posts. Circa 1790. Holland H. 45" W. 51" $ 2,500.00