Set of stools by Unknown Artist

A set of six oak joined stools with splayed legs decorated by turning and carved frieze rails.


Details

Medium:
Oak
Dimensions:
58 x 49 x 29 cm
Art Fund grant:
£26,769 ( Total: £36,000)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
Sotheby's

A set of joined stools and a draw-leaf table were typical furnishings of middle rank homes in the early seventeenth century. They were frequently kept in the hall, which functioned as the main living space for the household and were common despite their exceptional rarity today.

Provenance

Jane E Cook; M R Perrin, 1920... Sotheby's.

Venue details

The Geffrye Museum of the Home 136 Kingsland Road, LONDON London E2 8EA 020 7739 9893 www.geffrye-museum.org.uk

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