Published at Saturday, May 11th 2019, 04:52:56 AM. Barrister Bookcases & Bookshelves. By Garson Dietrich.
You can put a barrister bookcase pretty much anywhere in your home. The way they are designed allows them to be stacked together, so it's really up to you how you want to display them. They can be used in the kitchen to hold cookbooks and old utensils, in the living room to display your favorite family antiques, or in your dining room to house your nice china. The possibilities are endless, and barrister bookcases allow lots of room for creativity.
What is a barrister bookcase?
If you are going to try to find an antique barrister bookcase, you have to know some things about shopping for them so you get a good piece. You are going to want to try to find a label or tag that will tell you the year the piece was made and who manufactured it. The draw of antiques is their history so you want to be sure you can verify the history of a barrister book case before you purchase an antique one.
For starters, today's selections come in all different shapes and sizes. Some have doors and drawers while others look like cubbies or tables with shelves. There are many that do not look like the traditional bookcase but look more like works of art. Over the years many different styles and sizes have been created to fit our ever changing lifestyles. In this article we're going to introduce you to one of the more traditional and elegant styles - the barrister bookcase.