1889 AH Andrews Oak Piano Stool

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 09,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction

AH Andrews & Co

1889 Oak Piano Stool original condition Stool Made from solid Oak

Stool size 14.5 inches

Legs are rod iron

Base is cast steel

all that were copper plated

Lower seat to 16 inches raise to 17.5 inches

Andrews (A. H.) & Co.

This furniture company was founded in 1865 by Alfred H. Andrews,

a Connecticut native who moved to Chicago in 1857. By the end of the 1860s, Andrews employed about 70 men, who made about $150,000 worth of furniture each year. By the beginning of the 1880s, A. H. Andrews & Co. had become the largest firm in the city's robust furniture industry, employing about 500 people and manufacturing about $600,000 worth of school and office furniture each year. During the 1880s, the company opened branches in New York , Philadelphia , and Boston . Andrews & Co. started to produce metal furniture in the early 1890s, but it entered bankruptcy and went into decline soon tafter.

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