By De3wii190. Barrister Bookcases & Bookshelves. At Monday, October 07th 2019, 23:35:35 PM.
With Barrister bookcases more often than not, you are going to find them with glass doors. These doors may or may not be decorated with frosting, beveling or even etched designs. Many people look at antiques when looking at barrister bookcases since the style tends to be one that is considered more traditional or old fashioned.
What is a barrister bookcase?
While there are some newer versions of this style of bookcase, being built in less expensive and less durable materials a true barrister bookcase is going to be made of quality hardwood. They are going to also be made of high quality glass inserts in the doors and have fine brass features such as handles, knobs and hinges. On the high quality pieces you will find that the joints are put together with dove tail and assorted other traditional methods of fastening rather than more modern methods of screws and nails.