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The Globe-Wernicke Co. Oak Four-Stack Barrister's Bookcase, Early 20th Century

Item Details

Type Barrister’s Bookcase
Materials Metal, Glass, Oak
Manufacturer The Globe-Wernicke Co.
Marks The interior of each bookcase section has a paper label marked “MANUFACTURED BY / The Globe-Wernicke Co. / CINCINNATI, O.” The top of the cornice section has a brass plaque marked “METHODIST / 16 / 4 PUB. HOUSE”.
Period Antique, Early 20th Century
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. The winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup. International shipping may be restricted.


- the cornice and base sections are unmarked by the manufacturer thus possibly associated; overall with various scratches, marks, nicks/chips, and abrasions consistent with age and use; scattered finish wear and stains (side panel of one bookcase section has a crack); metal mounts with variable looseness, finish losses, and oxidation; one bookcase section has a hole cutout of backboard.


34.0" W x 61.25" H x 12.5" D

- measured assembled.

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