Early 20th c. Globe-Wernicke Lawyer's Bookcase c.1940



This is an original WWll era modular four stack Oak lawyer's bookcase with Bakelite knobs and glass doors that open and slide in from the top. The whole piece is modular consisting of 6 pieces: the top, the bottom and four cabinets that all interlock. The cabinets and the base have original "Globe-Wernicke" stamp and label. 

  • CREATOR The Globe-Wernicke Co.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Oak, Glass, Bakelite.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. No chips in the glass. Doors work properly.
  • DIMENSIONS H 71.5 in. x W 33.25 in. x D 13.25 in.


This piece was part of the Department of Labor and has the original U.S. Government labels.
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