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Piano stool

1986.240 (RS24703)

Description

Green mohair upholstered; rosewood grained; threaded iron adjustable seat mechanism; turned standard w/ conforming tripod base.

Details

Maker
Briggs, J. (Maker)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Printed paper and cast iron labels on underside of seat: ""J. Briggs Portable Piano Stool-- The Best for the Price--Factory Peterborough, NH"" ""J. Briggs Patent Peterboro N.H. Piano Stool Warranted Dec 20 1867--Oct 23, 1866.""
Location of origin
Peterborough, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
graining
maple (wood)
upholstering
wool (textile)
Object type
Musical T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Grained
graining
Maple
maple (wood)
music stools
Renaissance Revival
STOOL, PIANO
Upholstered
upholstering
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
22.5 (H), 14.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.240
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50761

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