I have a beautiful dining room set Berkey n Gay. It's a table with 2 extentions, 6 chairs, long server, a shorter server n a buffet cabinet. If I post pics can someone give me a value of these pieces?
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in InWilliam Berkey arrived in Grand Rapids and founded a mill to manufacture window sashes and other wood building products. He was joined by his brother, Julius, who later began manufacturing what became known as the "Berkey Table.
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March 13, 4 min read. Q: I would like to know the history and estimated value of the china cabinet seen in this photo. My grandmother probably purchased it in Northeastern Ohio or Northwestern Pennsylvania in the s or s. It appears to be built of walnut and has three shelves on the inside and one drawer.
Brothers William and Julius Berkey were among the first to make the transition from sash and blind milling to furniture production. William H. Gay, the son of an early partner in the business, George Gay, became a prominent leader of both the company and the community, and sat on the boards of m any banks and civic organization.
Is that always the case? The fraud? What was so important about safeguarding the use of the name of a geographic location?
From it's humble beginnings in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Please note that I have recently added an additional account from which includes more details of the company. In Julius Berkey and James Eggleston began making sash, doors and blinds in a small shop on Erie street.
Stanley Pottery Company pieces like this were produced in the late s and early s. Fake Stanley pieces, which began turning up arounddo not include the word "England" in the mark. I would like to know the history and estimated value of the china cabinet seen in this photo.