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Music stool

The small music stool has a Y-shaped base with three bun feet supporting a columnar pedestal capped with a simple brass band. The circular swivel seat is upholstered in black horsehair, secured part way over the seat rail with brass tacks. The stiles scroll backward, and the splat consists of...

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Provenance

By descent in the family of the donors, Aimee and Rosamond Lamb (Accession Date October 9, 1968)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

about 1830

Object Place

possibly Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

68.676

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine, chestnut, brass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds