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
020 7739 9893
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Opening times

The museum is now closed to undergo a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in spring 2020.

Throughout closure, the Geffrye's restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.

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