Footstool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-221844

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

Descriptive Terms

footstools (stools)
mahogany (wood)
upholstery
Empire (style)
Footstool

Inscription

"50 [the number 50 inside a circle]" (In graphite)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

16 x 19 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.120

Reference Notes

Author: Stuart P. Feld; Publisher: Hirscht and Adler Galleries

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)