Globe Wernicke Company (American (Ohio) 1893-1987), first quarter 20th century. A Mission pattern barrister or 'elastic' bookcase having three sections with glass lift doors, over a single base drawer, in solid mahogany with medium dark finish, all with dull brushed finished brass hardware. Label to interior back on three shelves "The Globe-Wernicke Company/CINCINNATI/ Sectional Bookcase". Respectively A-C SINGLE D-8 1/2, PATTERN 308-GRADE 598 1/2"; A-C SINGLE D-10 1/4, PATTERN 310-GRADE 598 1/2"; A-C SINGLE D-12 1/4, PATTERN 312-GRADE 598 1/2". Approximate height 50.5", width 34.5", depth 11.12". Provenance: From the Estate of Elizabeth H. Benner.
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