Piano stool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-50761

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

music stools
birch (wood)
graining
maple (wood)
upholstering
wool (textile)
maple (wood)
Renaissance Revival
Maple
Birch
Grained
Upholstered
Renaissance Revival
Wool
STOOL, PIANO

Inscription

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.""

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Briggs, J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Peterborough, NH, USA

Object Type

Musical T&E

Dimensions

22.5 (H), 14.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.240

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