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Piano Stool

2008.8 (RS5646)

Description

Swivel piano stool. Round wooden swivel seat with reed border upholstered in red velvet, tripod wooden base with turned center post and three s-curve shaped legs, nipple shaped finial at bottom.

Details

Maker
Briggs, Joshua (Maker)
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"JOSHUA BRIGGS / MANUFACTURER OF / BRIGGS' ADJUSTABLE PIANO CHAIR AND STOOLS / (PATENTED.) / FACTORY AND OFFICE AT PETERBORO', N.H. U.S.A. / To put screw styles together. / Remove screw from pillar, place flat place on screw to correspond / with flat place in cap, and drive firmly together with a hammer, on / end of screw." (Paper label)
Location of origin
Peterborough, NH (origin)
Object type
Musical T&E
Descriptive terms
music stools
STOOL, PIANO
Dimensions
20 1/2 in x 15 in (HxW), 12 1/2 in (seat) (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.8
GUSN
103591

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