<em>Stool</em>, 1000–1300. Volcanic stone, 9 7/16 x 15 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (24 x 39.4 x 40 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1689. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 31.1689_acetate_bw.jpg)


Medium: Volcanic stone

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Dimensions: 9 7/16 x 15 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (24 x 39.4 x 40 cm)


Accession Number: 31.1689

Image: 31.1689_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Stool with a circular, slightly concave plate and a tall open worked pedestal base. The sides of the plate have 12 carved feline heads with the muzzles facing downwards. The pedestal base has four long rectangular perforations. Condition: good; abraded surface; several chips on the sides of the plate; there is a white circular accretion on top of the plate and a red adhesive label with the number "54" on the bottom of the plate.

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