Ebonized carved oak joint stool, English circa 1880. A small rectangular stool with carved apron with four turned legs joined and box stretcher.
Joint stools were the most common form of seating (chairs were status symbols, and were reserved for the head of the household), but also served as small tables and as footstools.
height: 18 in. 45.75 cm., width: 19 in. 48.25 cm., depth: 12 in. 30.5 cm.