A rare pair of Charles I oak joint stools, possibly Salisbury, circa 1630

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Lot 727
A rare pair of Charles I oak joint stools, possibly Salisbury, circa 1630

Sold for £ 12,500 (US$ 15,616) inc. premium
A rare pair of Charles I oak joint stools, possibly Salisbury, circa 1630
Each with triple-reeded edge-moulded top, above channel-moulded and bicuspid-shaped rails, raised on parallel-baluster and reel-turned legs, joined by channel-moulded rectangular-section stretchers, slight difference in height, 45.5cm wide x 29.5cm deep and 58cm, 57cm high

Footnotes

  • Although the majority of joint stools were probably made in sets of six or more it is now relatively scarce to find more than a single example from a larger set.

    A pair of joint stools, dated to circa 1640, sold the Clive Sherwood Collection, Sotheby's May 2002, lot 85, (£6,185). Another pair, with a parallel-baluster and ball-turned legs, sold Nyetimber Manor, Sotheby's, September 2001, lot 1174, (£8,812).
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