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Tuffet Stool

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Maple plywood, polyurethane foam, stainless steel, upholstery (possibly mohair velvet), rubber
DATES 1994
DIMENSIONS 20 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (52.1 x 37.5 x 37.5 cm)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Maria L. Emmons Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Body of stool in shape of inverted beehive, consists of alternating, one-inch layers of circular pieces of plywood and black foam (diameters vary to form beehive shape), the plywood layers extend about one inch past the foam. Slightly domed padded seat on top covered with black upholstery. Stool raised on three tubular steel legs with black rubber caps on feet; legs pierce through foam layer (fourth layer from bottom) and cant out to ground. CONDITION: Good; small scuffs in plywood and on legs; larger nick in topmost layer of plywood.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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