Jere Osgood. <em>Stool</em>, 1966. Tiger maple, 15 3/4 x 20 5/8 x 11 in. (40 x 52.4 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Carl L. Selden, 1996.142.41. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.142.41.jpg)


Artist:Jere Osgood

Medium: Tiger maple

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Dimensions: 15 3/4 x 20 5/8 x 11 in. (40 x 52.4 x 27.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1996.142.41

Image: 1996.142.41.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tiger maple stool. Rectangular seat of four horizontal strips of wood glued together and shaped into concave curved form; supported on two legs and two stretchers running between legs under seat. Two legs angle slightly outward toward floor and, in profile, are in general shape of "I": top bar angled to cradle seat from front to back; main shaft is rectangular, pinched in along sides at center; bottom bar or foot in trapezoid shape. A rectangular stretcher, pinched in along edges at center, connects the two legs near feet. Pieces joined by pegs, mortise & tenon joints, and/or glue. CONDITION: Good; several scratches around feet and on lower stretcher.

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