We have some excellent guidelines below, however, the real answer can be found only with a qualified appraiser. If you would like to have more of the same kind of information, then we strongly recommend that you go to an upholstery workshop.
Determine if you have old furniture
First of all, determine if you have old Antique Furniture. It can’t be valuable or antique if it isn’t old. Also, when furniture is old, that doesn’t mean it is antique automatically.
Sharp corners or edges
Run your fingers over the back part of the piece or underneath the furniture: recent manufacture can be indicated by very sharp corners and edges.
Numerous nail holes
If it doesn’t have original furniture, then lift one edge up: check out the antique chair rail to see if there are numerous nail holes. To the trained eyes, that is a reassuring sign that over the …