These cabinets were in use from about 1900 until around 1920. The name on the cabinet is not that of the maker; it is the name of the company that contracted with building owners to maintain clean towels in public restrooms.
There is another one for sale in the area in Seattle by sizzle pops at seattlestyleblog. It is on eBay for $399, and is in top condition. You will find it by searching "seattle merchant towel company cabinet."
The one I am offering is dusty and dirty. There is likely damage to the original finish. It is, however, solid and intact with no obvious modifications.
It is yours, out the door at $225 (price: $204.73; sales tax: $20.27).
I will consider shipping, or delivery in the Puget Sound region, for an additional fee plus costs.
Already known for its fine pottery decor, the Haeger Potteries started the Royal Haeger line when designer Royal Hickman came on board. Eric Olsen would begin designing for the line in 1947. I cannot find a registry to show when these were produced or…
This 9" tall brass coffee pot is beautifully etched and has aged into a nice patina. If you look closely at the picture of the base, you will see it is slightly out of round. That appears to be the only flaw in this piece, though you should closely…