Buffalo Chair Works, Buffalo, NY. ca. 1875-1919. Founded by the Sikes family in 1859, the Chair Works branch was formed in 1875; opened a factory in Philadelphia around 1904, then closed in 1919. Specialized in chairs and office furniture in variety of styles. Some marked with Sikes circular mark.
Buffalo Desk and Table Co., Buffalo, NY. ca. 1910
Byrdcliffe Colony, Woodstock, NY. ca. 1902-1929. Artist colony founded by Ralph Whitehead attracting craftsmen and artists; produced small amount of pottery, metalware and furniture of high quality, featuring carvings and colorful stains; very desirable.
Cadillac Cabinet Co., Detroit, MI. ca. 1906-1925. Possible connection to Wolverine Manufacturing Co., Detroit. Maker of wide range of styles, including A&C library tables and desks. “Largest Manufacturer of Music Cabinets In The World” trade ad. Gold decal.
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