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19th Century, French Hand-Carved Walnut Adjustable Piano Grotto Shell Stool


This carved antique fruitwood grotto stool was created in France, circa 1850. Perfect as a piano stool or simply a statement piece, the seat has a "rocaille" or shell-shaped base, cabriole legs, and bun feet reminiscent of animal paws. Last but not least, the chair has an adjustable height and swivel mechanism for comfortable seating. The piece is in excellent condition and has a rich walnut patina. Measure: The seat can be raised anywhere from 19" to 25".  


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 25 in. x W 15.5 in. x D 19 in.

    H 63.5 cm x W 39.37 cm x D 48.26 cm

  • Seat height
    19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Seller location
    Dallas, TX
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