Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company Furniture
Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company Furniture
Was produced during the early 20th century by the Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company in Michigan.

Brief history and description

The Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company was located in Hastings and Grand Rapids, Michigan, and the company played a crucial role in the development of furniture design during the early 1900s.

The company was founded in 1911 by A. A. Barber after a merger with the G.R. Bookcase Company and the Barber Brothers Chair Company, both of which were known for producing high-quality Arts & Crafts furniture items which were influenced by the Industrial Revolution.

Guide for collectors

Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company items, which were influenced by the Industrial Revolution (also known as the Arts & Crafts movement), are considered to be very rare and valuable. Complete suites consisting of various matching furniture items are also considered to be both rare and valuable.

Restoration of a Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company furniture item is recommended, but only if there is noticeable damage. (However, restoring a Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company furniture item may decrease its value).

Bookcases Value

A mission oak cabinet bookcase which was manufactured by the Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair company is worth around $1,200.

Side tables Value

An Arts & Crafts oak side table which was manufactured by the Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company is worth around $200.

Oak settle sofas Value

An Arts & Crafts oak settle sofa which was manufactured by the Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company is worth as much as $3,000.

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