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

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.

Oak


The Geffrye Museum of the Home

136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London, Greater London, E2 8EA
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Set in beautiful 18th century almshouses and gardens in Hoxton, East London, the Museum explores and reeveals the multiple meanings of home and home life through displays of rooms and gardens through time, stories from the collections, exhibitions and events. The Museum is closed until May 2020 for a major redevelopment. When it reopens, it will be the go-to place for ideas, inspiration and debate around the universal theme of home. Opening hours will be Tuesday - Sunday, 10am-5pm

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