Stickley & Brandt Chair Company Furniture
Stickley & Brandt Chair Company Furniture was produced by the American manufacturer of the same name from the late 19th to the early 20th century.
Brief history and description
The Stickley & Brandt Chair Company was founded by Charles Stickley and his cousin Schuyler Brandt in Birmingham, New York in 1891. Over time, the company transformed into one of the largest furniture dealers in the entire New York State, and manufactured a variety of different furniture items such as rocking chairs, tables and settees, and introduced an Arts & Crafts line in 1909 as well.
The Stickley & Brandt Chair Company went out of business in 1918, however, the Stickley & Brandt retail store didn't close until 1928.
Guide for collectors
Stickley & Brandt Chair Company rockers as well as any furniture items from the Arts & Crafts line are considered to be both rare and valuable among collectors. Complete Stickley & Brandt Chair Company suites that consist of various matching furniture items are also considered to be both rare and valuable. Furniture items that are derived from the company's Mission line, on the other hand, are considered to be the least valuable and rare.
Restoration of a Stickley & Brandt Chair Company furniture item is recommended, but only if there is noticeable damage. (However, restoring a Stickley & Brandt Company furniture item may decrease its value).
For more information regarding Stickley & Brandt Chair Company furniture items, visit the Stickley Museum.
Stickley & Brandt oak rocking chairs are typically worth between $700 and $1,500, while Stickley & Brandt Mission oak rocking chairs are worth around $500.
Mission oak Stickley & Brandt Chair Company settees are worth around $250.
Stickley & Brandt Chair Company trestle tables are worth between $800 and $1,600, while their oak Arts & Crafts tables are worth as much as $2,000.
Stickley & Brandt mission oak tables, on the other hand, are worth around $400.
Austin Auction Gallery in Austin, Texas sold a set of four Stickley & Brandt Chair Company mahogany parlor suite items which consisted of a sette for two, an arm chair, a side chair and a rocking chair for $950 in February of 2012.
Rago Arts and Auction Center in Lambertville, New Jersey sold a three-piece Stickley & Brandt parlour set consisting of two armchairs and a settee for $3,250 in February of 2012.
(All values based on auction results from Liveauctioneers.com)
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