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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Orth, Bernard

circa 1857 - 1866

Cabinetmaker from Badendorf, Germany. The only known piece of his work is a faux oak grain painted sewing or work table with turned center pedestal resting on three serpentine scrolled legs. The piece is signed in pencil on the interior, making it the earliest marked piece of Grand Rapids Furniture.

Full Details

TitleOrth, Bernard
AddressGrand Rapids, MI
Year Openedcirca 1857
Year Closed1866

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