Original Snead Industrial Shelf Unit

$4,500.00

SKU: N245741 Categories: , ,

Original and highly sought after industrial library shelving unit made by Snead & Co. of Louisville , Kentucky. Circa 1910, the Snead shelving units became the new solution to the wooden bookcases with fixed shelves for public libraries and universities to accommodate their rapidly growing collection of books. This Snead shelving unit was built of exposed cast iron columns that served as structural reinforcements. It is architectural as well as aesthetically pleasing.

Additional information

Inventory no.

N245741

Composition

Cast iron

Finish

Black

Style

Industrial

Period

1910s

Manufacturer

Snead & Co.

Origin

United States

Availability

Sold

Dimensions

88 in. H x 73.5 in. W x 11.25 in. D

Location

Madison Ave NYC

Width (in.)

73.5

Height (in.)

88

Depth (in.)

11.25

Weight

300 lb.