Pair of Square Stools with Woven Hide Tops

c. 1850
$3,480 USD
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W: 18.5" D: 15.25" H: 13.0"
Northern Elmwood
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The stool is a central fixture of Chinese furniture culture. Found in a variety of materials and forms, the stool transcends class lines, as much at home in the provincial courtyard as it is in the grand hall of a wealthy estate. Whether worked from fine hardwood or cobbled together from wood scraps, the ever-practical stool finds its place in all corners of the home.

Crafted in the mid-19th century with mortise-and-tenon joinery, this pair of low stools features seats woven with thin strips of hide in a lattice-like pattern. Softened by nearly two centuries of use, the elmwood frames have a beautiful patina, naturally darkened to reveal the expressive grain patterns of the wood. Borders of red lacquer accent the seats, contrasting the otherwise earthen palette with a subtle pop of red.

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