Chinese Burled Full Moon Stool

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Like the full moon displaying its craters and ridges, the round seat of this otherwise straightforward stool displays the swirling grain and unusual markings of burled wood. Cultivated from irregular growths on trees, this type of wood is prized for its unique appearance. Highly valued by Chinese literati for its evocative markings, this 19th century stool may have once provided a seat in a scholar’s studio.

     

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Elm
    Burl
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    14 in. H
    36 cm H
  • Diameter
    14
  • Seat Height
    21.5 in. (55 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82008754333
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2006

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Located in Chicago, IL

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