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Alias 757 Atlas Adjustable Stool with Upholstery & White Lacquered Steel Frame
By Jasper Morrison, Alias
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Alias 757 Atlas Adjustable Stool with Upholstery & White Lacquered Steel Frame by Jasper Morrison
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Stools

Materials

Steel

White Painted Stool, Josef Frank Upholstery
By Josef Frank
Located in New York, NY
White painted stool with upholstery by Josef Frank, Svensk Tenn length 44, width 36, height 44 cm
Category

20th Century Scandinavian Scandinavian Modern Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Paint

Egyptian Revival Style Carved Wood Bench
Located in Vienna, AT
stool with upholstery. Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.
Category

Vintage 1950s European Egyptian Revival Stools

Materials

Wood

Egyptian Revival Style Carved Wood Bench
Egyptian Revival Style Carved Wood Bench
H 22.05 in W 37.41 in D 18.51 in
Italian Baroque Stool with Velvet Upholstery
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Italian Baroque Stool with Velvet Upholstery and Gilded Scrolled Legs and Paw Feet 18 1/2″H x 19″W
Category

Antique 19th Century Baroque Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Velvet

Bar Stool With Armrest, Upholstery, Metal
Located in Maçka-İstanbul, 34
‘The Kanat Bar Stool’ is simple yet elaborate piece that stands out with its elegant stance, fine
Category

21st Century and Contemporary European Modern Stools

Materials

Metal

Bar Stool With Armrest, Upholstery, Metal
Bar Stool With Armrest, Upholstery, Metal
H 41.15 in W 21.66 in D 23.23 in
Pair of Pine Stools with Shearling Upholstery
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These charming vintage stools crafted from robust pine wood have been given a new lease of life
Category

Vintage 1970s American Modern Stools

Materials

Pine, Upholstery

"Cloud" Contemporary Stool with Handwoven Blue Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the Cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

Italian Baroque Walnut Stool with Fortuny Upholstery
Located in Stamford, CT
A fine 18th century Italian Baroque walnut stool with cabriole legs joined by an X-form stretcher
Category

Antique 18th Century Italian Baroque Stools

Materials

Walnut

Arthur Umanoff Style Beaded Wood Stools with New Upholstery
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Dallas, TX
This is a unique pair of stools with beaded carved wood supports. Made by Washington Wood Products
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Italian Midcentury Round Stool with Red Upholstery and Brass Legs
Located in Troy, MI
Found in Italy, this stool dates from the 1950s. Round seat with dark red upholstery and four
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Brass

"Cloud" Contemporary Small Stool with Handwoven Red Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the Cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

English Chinese Chippendale Style Faux Bamboo Stool with New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
An English Chinese Chippendale style faux bamboo stool with X-Form base and new upholstery. Created
Category

20th Century English Chinese Chippendale Stools

Materials

Brass

"Cloud" Contemporary Small Stool with Handwoven Orange Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the Cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

"Cloud" Contemporary Small Stool with Handwoven Blue Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the Cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

"Cloud" Contemporary Small Stool with Handwoven Green Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the Cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

Campaign Safari Counter Stool with Brown or Black Leather Upholstery
By Illum Wikkelsø
Located in Ballard, CA
The Safari stool is a testament to Danish midcentury furniture with its simple and gracefully
Category

2010s American Scandinavian Modern Stools

Materials

Leather, Walnut, Upholstery

1880s American Horn Stool with Three-Tier Construction and Custom Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
An American horn stool from circa 1880 with custom upholstery. This circa 1880 American horn stool
Category

Antique Late 19th Century American Stools

Materials

Horn, Upholstery

1970s Vintage Maple Wood Bar Stools with Black Leather Upholstery
Located in Los Angeles, CA
leather upholstery. Each stool has undergone an extensive restoration process, now featuring a fresh
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Brass

French 19th Century Walnut Curule Stool with Corinthian Capitals and Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
upholstery. Created in France during the 19th century, this walnut stool features a square seat newly
Category

Antique 19th Century French Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

English 1820s Mahogany Stool with Floral Themed Upholstery and Cabriole Legs
Located in Atlanta, GA
upholstery. Created in England during the first quarter of the 19th century, this mahogany stool attracts our
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

Pair of French Directoire Style Midcentury Giltwood Stools with New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of French vintage Directoire style giltwood stools from the mid 20th century with carved
Category

Mid-20th Century French Directoire Stools

Materials

Linen, Upholstery, Giltwood

Pair of Neoclassical Style 19th Century Painted Stools with Red Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of Neoclassical style painted wood stools from the 19th century, with fluted legs, carved
Category

Antique 19th Century Neoclassical Stools

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery, Wood

Walnut Counter Stool with Leather Upholstery in Black or Brown Leather
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Ballard, CA
A tailored counter stool inspired by the Bahaus movement of the 1920s. This refined stool has a
Category

2010s American Modern Stools

Materials

Leather, Upholstery, Walnut

Pair of English 1880s Giltwood Barley Twist Stools with New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of English giltwood barley twist stools from the late 19th century, with new upholstery
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Stools

Materials

Brass

Italian 1950s Chiavarina Wooden Stool with Yellow Velvet Upholstery
Located in Milan, IT
Italian 1950s Chiavarina Wooden Stool with Yellow Velvet Upholstery
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Biedermeier Period 19th Century Walnut Stool with Gilt Rosettes and Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Austrian Biedermeier period walnut stool from the 19th century, with upholstered seat and gilt
Category

Antique 19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Danish Stool with Blond Wooden Frame and Checkered Upholstery
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Stool or ottoman, beech, fabric, Denmark, 1960s A Danish low stool with a round seat upholstered
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Stools

Materials

Fabric, Beech

"Cloud" Contemporary Small Stool with Handwoven Green Kvadrat Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the Cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

"Cloud" Contemporary Small Stool with Handwoven White Kvadrat Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the Cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

Pair of French Neoclassical Style Bleached Wood Stools with New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of French neoclassical style bleached wood stools from the early 20th century, with fluted
Category

Early 20th Century French Neoclassical Stools

Materials

Brass

French Midcentury Bleached Wood Stool with Carved Legs and New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
upholstery. Created in France during the midcentury period, this bleached wood stool features a square seat
Category

Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

"Cloud" Contemporary Small Stool with Handwoven Red Kvadrat Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the Cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

"Cloud" Contemporary Small Stool with Handwoven B&W Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the Cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

"Cloud" Contemporary Small Stool with Handwoven Navy Kvadrat Upholstery
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
This contemporary stool is part of the cloud collection, which was created around the concept of
Category

2010s Brazilian Stools

Materials

Fabric

Barley Twist English 19th Oak Stool with Cross Stretcher and Custom Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
upholstery. This oak stool, featuring intricately twisted barley legs, a cross stretcher with a central
Category

Antique 19th Century English Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Oak

Pair of English Mid-Century Stools with Fresh Upholstery
Located in London, GB
A pair of freshly upholstered occasional stools. England, c1950s. X-frame base. PRICE IS FOR
Category

Vintage 1950s British Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Wood

Pair of English Regency Mahogany Stools with Saber Legs and Custom Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
and custom upholstery. This exquisite pair of English Regency period mahogany stools from the 19th
Category

Antique 19th Century English Regency Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

Milo Baughman Style Pair of Round Chrome Stools with Blue Upholstery
By Cosco
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A pair of beautiful low stools with chrome frames and blue upholstered cushions manufactured in
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Chrome

Tommi Parzinger Stools, Benches, Ebonized Wood, Upholstery
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in New York, NY
Tommi Parzinger Stools, Benches, Ebonized Wood, Upholstery. An uncommon pair of simple and elegant
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Alias Frame 41B High Stool in Black Upholstery with Chromed Aluminium Frame
By Alberto Meda, Alias
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Alias Frame 41B High Stool in Black Upholstery with Chromed Aluminium Frame by Alberto Meda
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Stools

Materials

Upholstery

Isabelle Stool in Gatsby Blue Upholstery with Matt Black Legs by Saba
By Saba Italia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
a stool element. The stool maintains the organic shape that characterizes the seating solution
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Upholstery

Turn of the Century Barley Twist English Stool with Zebra Hide Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
An English Turn of the Century barley twist stool from circa 1900 with zebra hide upholstery and X
Category

Early 20th Century English Stools

Materials

Zebra Hide, Upholstery, Wood

19th Century French Louis XVI Carved and Painted Stool with Tiger Upholstery
Located in Dallas, TX
Very nice 19th century French Louis XVI carved and painted stool. Upholstered in a beautiful velvet
Category

Antique 19th Century French Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Ola Low Stool in Seventy White Upholstery with Chrome Legs by Saba
By Saba Italia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
central point but this time in the form of a stool. The padded and welcoming form of the Ola collection
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Upholstery

Pair of 19th Century French Giltwood Stools with Fluted Legs and Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
leopard style upholstery. Created in France during the 19th century, each of this pair of giltwood stools
Category

Antique 19th Century French Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Giltwood

Amorph Chimera Bar stool, Stained Walnut with leather upholstery
By Amorph Inc.
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Barstool designed by Amorph made out of solid ashwood and leather. Stain color: Rusted walnut Dimension 31" H x 19.50" L x 15" W seat height: 30" inch. About Amorph: Amorph is a de...
Category

2010s American Modern Stools

Materials

Leather, Wood

Pair of English 1920s Mahogany Stools with Turned Legs and New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of English mahogany stools from the early 20th century, with turned saber legs and new
Category

Early 20th Century French Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

Mid-Century Modernist Lucite Stool with Faux Python Upholstery
Located in New York, NY
This chic Mid-Century Modernist Lucite stool features an open cube-like form with castors with
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Faux Leather, Lucite

English 19th Century Barley Twist Stool with Linen Upholstery and Brass Nailhead
Located in Atlanta, GA
An English oak stool from the 19th century, with barley twist base, rectangular block joints and
Category

Antique 19th Century English Stools

Materials

Brass

Pair of English 19th Century Oak Stools with Saber Legs and Custom Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of English oak stools from the 19th century with saber legs and custom upholstery. This pair
Category

Antique 19th Century English Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Oak

Modern Chrome Frame X-Frame Metal Stool with Cowhide Upholstery
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Modern Chrome Frame X-Frame Metal Stool with Cowhide Upholstery. Item features cowhide upholstery
Category

Late 20th Century Modern Stools

Materials

Chrome

Pair of English Regency 1820s Ebonized and Gilt Stools with New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of English Regency period ebonized and gilt stools from the early 19th century, with new
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Giltwood, Wood

French Neoclassical Style 19th Century Stool with Fluted Legs and New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
upholstery. Created in France during the 19th century, this Neoclassical style stool features a circular top
Category

Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Stools

Materials

Wood, Upholstery, Fabric

Modern Lucite Vanity Stool Bench with Faux Leather Snakeskin Upholstery
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Chattanooga, TN
benches have a unique quality. As one moves about the stools, you will notice that they cast a yellow tint
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Lucite, Faux Leather, Acrylic

Mid-Century Modern Lucite Waterfall Bench Stool With Faux Snake Skin Upholstery
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Lucite stool with faux snake skin upholstery. Elegant and chic, this gleaming
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Lucite

Pair of French Midcentury Walnut Stools with Cabriole Legs and New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
upholstery. Created in France during the midcentury period, each of this pair of Louis XV style stools
Category

Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Stools in Metal and Black Upholstery
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Stools or ottomans, metal, leatherette, Europe, 1960s A sleek pair of stools made in Europe in the
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Stools

Materials

Metal

Stools in Metal and Black Upholstery
Stools in Metal and Black Upholstery
H 15.16 in W 18.31 in D 13.78 in
Pair of English 19th Century Oak Stools with Turned Legs and Custom Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
feet and custom upholstery. This captivating pair of English oak stools from the 19th century
Category

Antique 19th Century English Stools

Materials

Upholstery, Oak

Ola High Stool in Seventy Grey Upholstery with Black Nickel Legs by Saba
By Saba Italia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
central point but this time in the form of a stool. The padded and welcoming form of the Ola collection
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Stools

Materials

Upholstery

An Aesthetic Movement ebonized & gilded foot stool with striped upholstery.
Located in London, GB
decoration on little flat feet with striped braided upholstery.
Category

Antique 1880s English Aesthetic Movement Stools

Materials

Beech

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Stools With Upholstery For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic stools with upholstery available at 1stDibs. Each stools with upholstery for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using fabric, upholstery and wood. There are 471 variations of the antique or vintage stools with upholstery you’re looking for, while we also have 136 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect stools with upholstery — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A stools with upholstery, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one stools with upholstery that is appealing in its simplicity, but Emeco, Jasper Morrison and Five Finger Furnishings produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Stools With Upholstery?

The average selling price for a stools with upholstery at 1stDibs is $2,200, while they’re typically $100 on the low end and $21,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality antique and vintage seating cannot be overstated.

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — since what were, quite literally, the early perches of our ancestors — has evolved considerably.

Among the earliest standard seating furniture were stools. Egyptian stools, for example, designed for one person with no seat back, were x-shaped and typically folded to be tucked away. These rudimentary chairs informed the design of Greek and Roman stools, all of which were a long way from Sori Yanagi's Butterfly stool or Alvar Aalto's Stool 60. In the 18th century and earlier, seats with backs and armrests were largely reserved for high nobility.

The seating of today is more inclusive but the style and placement of chairs can still make a statement. Antique desk chairs and armchairs designed in the style of Louis XV, which eventually included painted furniture and were often made of rare woods, feature prominently curved legs as well as Chinese themes and varied ornaments. Much like the thrones of fairy tales and the regency, elegant lounges crafted in the Louis XV style convey wealth and prestige. In the kitchen, the dining chair placed at the head of the table is typically reserved for the head of the household or a revered guest.

Of course, with luxurious vintage or antique furnishings, every chair can seem like the best seat in the house. Whether your preference is stretching out on a plush sofa, such as the Serpentine, designed by Vladimir Kagan, or cozying up in a vintage wingback chair, there is likely to be a comfy classic or contemporary gem for you on 1stDibs.

With respect to the latest obsessions in design, cane seating has been cropping up everywhere, from sleek armchairs to lounge chairs, while bouclé fabric, a staple of modern furniture design, can be seen in mid-century modern, Scandinavian modern and Hollywood Regency furniture styles.

Admirers of the sophisticated craftsmanship and dark woods frequently associated with mid-century modern seating can find timeless furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official reproductions of iconic designs from the likes of Hans Wegner or from Charles and Ray Eames. Shop our inventory of Egg chairs, designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, the Florence Knoll lounge chair and more.

No matter your style, the collection of unique chairs, sofas and other seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.

Questions About Stools With Upholstery
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Ikat is a complicated design that’s dyed into any type of fabric, including upholstery, to create a certain look. Ikat originated in Indonesia and uses a resist-dyeing technique on the yards prior to weaving the fabric. This finished product is often elaborate designs and patterns that have a hazy or fuzzy appearance rather than a crisp printed line. Shop a range of vintage and modern ikat printed garments on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 22, 2019

    The cost of upholstery depends on the size and condition of the piece to be covered and the material used. It will be more expensive to reupholster an antique sofa in vintage silk than to cover a new pillow in cotton.

  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Velvet is fairly durable, because it has no raised weaves or loose threads and has a flat pile.

  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 19, 2021
    There are various options available for upholstery for a couch – it is a matter of preference. When selecting the upholstery, it is important to be aware of the cleanability, durability, resistance to dirt, and fading. A higher thread count ensures that the upholstery will last longer. Shop a range of antique and vintage upholstered couches on 1stDibs.
    Automaton
    AutomatonDecember 16, 2021
    A very popular upholstery for couches in 2021 is 'Bouclé' fabric often utilized in a white or off-white color. Celebrity interiors and top interior designers in recent years have increased the popularity and demand for this type of fabric and now is a very hot trend that is sure to continue throughout the 2020's. We, at Automaton Modern, often use bouclé fabric on sofas by Vladimir Kagan such as the 'Cloud' sofa from Directional which curved shapes and contours are accentuated by the nubby texture of bouclé.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 21, 2024
    How professionals clean upholstery varies. One popular method is steam cleaning, which involves focusing hot water vapor mist onto upholstery to loosen debris. Another common process is hot water extraction, where professionals first apply hot water and then use a suction machine to draw away dirt. On 1stDibs, explore an assortment of upholstered furniture.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Yes and no. Velvet can be vacuumed, but if it is stained, you need to find out what type of fiber it is made from. The different fibers must be cleaned differently, and improper cleaning can cause damage.

  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Like other designers working in the atomic style, Adrian Pearsall typically used fabric upholstery. Generally, the upholstery was a bright color, and solids were more common than patterns. Often, Adrian Pearsall sofas and chairs being sold today do not feature original upholstery because the fabric tends to wear out before the frame. You'll find a selection of Adrian Pearsall furniture on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Horsehair isn't still used in upholstery. Though it was once very popular, designers stopped using it in the late early 20th century.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2024
    Yes, steam cleaning can remove stains from upholstery. The hot temperatures and moisture associated with steam cleaning can lift away material that makes up stains. However, difficult-to-remove stains may require professional steam cleaning equipment. Shop a collection of upholstered furniture from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, bar stools are taller than counter stools. The average height of counter stools is 24 inches, and they are best suited for counter height tables and kitchen islands. Barstools are typically an additional five to six inches taller to fit the height of traditional bar counters. Shop a wide selection of bar stools and counter-height stools on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 26, 2024
    The difference between bar stools and counter stools comes down to height. Bar stools are usually between 28 and 32 inches tall to provide comfortable seating at bars and bar-height tables. To pair with kitchen counters and counter-height tables, counter stools are normally 24 to 27 inches tall. Find a large collection of dining stools on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A metamorphic stool is a piece of furniture that can be transformed into a chair by simply lowering or lifting the seat back. You can shop a collection of metamorphic stools and chairs from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 26, 2021
    A swivel stool is typically known as a bar stool that allows the seat to rotate 360 degrees. The height of swivel bar stools makes them suitable for use at bars and high tables, and the swivel feature renders these seats even more convenient in such settings. Shop a collection of antique and vintage bar stools from some of the world’s top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 2, 2021
    A stepping stool is a stool with one or two steps and is self-supporting, usually foldable and portable. It is typically used when you need to retrieve items on a high shelf or in a cabinet. Shop a collection of antique, vintage and contemporary stepping stools from some of the world’s top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    The inventor behind the stool is quite murky. Stools, which are among the oldest forms of wooden furnishings, may also serve as decorative pieces. Many claim that the stool was first invented by the Varangian Guard, an elite unit of the Byzantine Army in the 10th through 14th century. Shop antique, vintage, and contemporary stools on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A mushroom stool is a low seat with a tapered shape reminiscent of a mushroom. The Finnish interior designer Eero Aarnio created a famous example in 1961. He called his stool “Juttujakkara,” which means "story stool." Find a collection of mushroom stools on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    A milking stool is a stool that has three legs and a semicircular seat. The original purpose of the stool was for farmers to sit on while milking cows. However, people now use them as everyday indoor accent chairs and even as decorative accents. Find a variety of milking stools on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Stools and chairs are both forms of seating, but stools often lack backs and arms. 

  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 2, 2021
    A drafting stool usually features adjustable height and a foot support for resting the feet. Shop a collection of antique, vintage, and contemporary drafting stools from some of the world’s top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A footman stool is a metal stand originally designed for keeping dishes hot prior to serving and would be placed near the fireplace to keep food warm. Today, footman stools are a highly coveted antique. You’ll find a collection of footman stools on 1stDibs.