Stool

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1740-1760

  • Materials:

    Walnut; Cherry or maple; Pine, hard

  • Museum Object Number:

    1951.0068.005


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1951.0068.005

Object Name

Stool

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

From a New Castle, Delaware family. Origin probably Philadelphia.

Date

1740-1760

Materials

Walnut; Cherry or maple; Pine, hard

Construction Description

Downs incorrectly states that there are no blocks used in the frame of this stool. There are actually four quarter-round glueblocks that appear to be original.

Dimensions (inches)

15.75 (H) , 20.125 (W) , 15.75 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

40.005 (H) , 51.118 (W) , 40.005 (D)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published in no.293.
[Article] Hummel, Charles F. 1971 Queen Anne and Chippendale Furniture in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Part 3. Antiques. 99 (1): 92.
pp.896-902.