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Thebes Stool, ca. 1884

This is a stool. It was retailed by Liberty & Company. It is dated ca. 1884 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is mahogany, leather. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisitions Fund, in memory of Dona Guimaraes.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Fausto Stool, ca. 1972
  • polished cast bronze, sheepskin upholstery.
  • The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection.
  • 2013-50-10

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 35.5 x 43.5 x 43.5 cm (14 in. x 17 1/8 in. x 17 1/8 in.)

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Thebes Stool, ca. 1884; Retailed by Liberty & Company (United Kingdom); England; mahogany, leather; H x W x D: 35.5 x 43.5 x 43.5 cm (14 in. x 17 1/8 in. x 17 1/8 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisitions Fund, in memory of Dona Guimaraes; 1993-78-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Esperanza Spalding Selects and Shock of the Old: Christopher Dresser.

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