Description & Technical information

The design of the stools is nearly identical to the Chandos suite of seat furniture, some of which is at Houghton Hall in Norfolk, England, and some at Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire, England.
Note: The stools retain virtually all the original gilding.

Date:  1720
Period:  George I
Origin:  English
Medium: Gesso
Dimensions: 48 x 69 x 53 cm (18⁷/₈ x 27¹/₈ x 20⁷/₈ inches)

Private collection, New York, USA.


Percy Macquoid, A History of English Furniture, vol. III, ‘The Age of Mahogany’, 1906, p. 35, fig. 31.
Francis Lenygon, The Decoration and Furniture of English Mansions in the 17th and 18th Centuries, 1909, p. 19.
Mallett & Son, catalogue, 2007, pp. 5-15.

Categories: Furniture