Pair of Stools (Cowhide Top)

 Dimensions: 11.5h x 18.5w x 14.5d
 Wood: Yu
 Origin: Shanxi
 Period: 18th Century
 Catalog#: MM203

A pair of rectangular shaped stools. The seat is made of woven cowhide framed in mitered tenon and mortise members. The legs are recessed and connected to the seat in elongated bridle joints. The aprons and spandrels are simple and undecorated. A stretcher is added between the legs to strengthen the construction. Some of the original thin lacquer finish can still be seen. The four corner edges show signs of wear and tear.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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