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Footstool

Description

The shaped, upholstered seat over saw-cut legs in teh form of mirroring, exaggerated s-curves centering a stylized plume. A turned stretcher joins the two sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"50 [the number 50 inside a circle]" (In graphite)
Material
mahogany (wood)
upholstery
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Empire (style)
Footstool
footstools (stools)
mahogany (wood)
upholstery
Dimensions
16 x 19 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.120
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
221844
Reference Notes
Author: Stuart P. Feld; Publisher: Hirscht and Adler Galleries

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