4 rounded legs on the stool taper toward the bottom and then flare out again to terminate in wide convex pads at the foot. 3 braces restored. 1 original. Restored by J. C. Lachevre in 1982.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way