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Backstool

An early 19th century turned ash ladderback backstool, with four graduated shaped slats flanked by uprights with nipple finials; the tapering rush seat above baluster-turned front legs and stretcher, with further plain stretchers; English, c.1820.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1993-31/596

  • Date made

    c. 1820

  • Technique

    turned

  • Material

    wood ash

  • Measurements

  • Width

    460 mm

  • Height

    965 mm

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust