Offered by: H. Gallery
Concordiastraat 68 - 127 Utrecht 3551EM , Netherlands Call Seller 0031302270051

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European Solid Wood Stools with Mortise and Tenon Joinery, Europe ca 1960s

$ 2,755
  • Description
    From Charlotte Perriand to Axel Einar Hjorth, solid wood stools have been staples in European design history. Modernist stools like this one stem from one of the earliest forms of seating, the milking stool. With a highly functional history and modernist look, this stool is a rare and stylish piece.

    There is always at least one element that distinguishes handcrafted stools from one another. Here, it is the ergonomic hand carved seat and the artistic way in which the mortise and tenon joinery sinks into the legs. The seat has an ergonomic design to accommodate the human body, which is supported by two legs that widen towards the end. Every functional part, including the stretcher between the legs serve an aesthetic purpose as well. The lines, while appearing crisp, flow quite freely at closer inspection with subtle curvature. The result is a unique appearance that complements the visually arresting pattern of the wood, especially on the seat, where the grain immediately stands out. The mortise and tenon joinery that connects the stretcher to the legs is especially telling about the woodworking skills and artistry of the maker.

    Being functional as well as aesthetically pleasing, this stool is a great addition to set the tone of a space. The design interprets a traditional stool design with unique twists, expert craftsmanship and materials, thanks to which it can add depth as well as functionality to a space.

    Condition:
    In good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Some small marks on the wood.

    Dimensions:
    17.71 in W x 12.79 in D x 15.74 in H
    45 cm W x 32.5 cm D x 40 cm H

    Shipping:
    These stools will be packed and shipped with the greatest care to make sure you will receive the items in gallery condition. Complimentary shipping within the Netherlands.
  • More Information
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Wood
    Condition: Good. In good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Some small marks on the wood.
    Creation Date: ca 1960s
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: 20221189
    Incollect Reference #: 583140
  • Dimensions
    W. 17.72 in; H. 15.75 in; D. 12.8 in;
    W. 45 cm; H. 40 cm; D. 32.5 cm;
Message from Seller:

Located in Utrecht, The Netherlands, H. Gallery specializes in modern and contemporary design with a strong focus on Brazil and Scandinavia. The gallery strives to preserve and promote especially Brazil's rich design heritage and curates a select group of contemporary artists. Meticulous research, ie getting in contact with the original designers, producers, their heirs, and retrieving and indexing old catalogues and magazines is at the heart of its activities. All works presented excel in great

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