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Antique Macey Furniture 3 Stack Lawyer's Bookcase c.1910

$1,595

ABOUT

This is an original modular lawyer's or barrister's bookcase with brass knobs and glass doors that open and slide in from the top. The whole piece is modular consisting of 5 pieces: the top, the bottom and three cabinets that all interlock.

  • CREATOR Macey Furniture Co.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1910.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Oak, Glass, Metal.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Structurally sound and sturdy with no wobbly. Minor blemishes on the wood on the back.
  • DIMENSIONS H 49.5 in. x W 34 in. x D 12 in.

HISTORY

The Macey Furniture Co. was founded by Fred Macey, who served as its first chairman along with his brother Frank, who also served as treasurer. In 1892 Fred began a mail-order business selling office desks made by other manufacturers, which were advertised in popular magazine as “the best $25 roll-top office desk in the world.”


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