London, South Kensington
12 November 2003
A PAIR OF ENGLISH ELM JOINED STOOLS
Late 19th century
Each with chamfered tops and square chamfered legs joined by stretchers
Each 14½in. (37cm.) wide, 17in. (44cm.) high, 9in. (23cm.) deep
See Illustration (2)
Kelmscott Parish Church, Kelmscott, Gloucestershire.
These stools were commisioned by William Morris as coffin stools for his parish church; in the 1990s they were disposed of by the church warden due to a wood boring beetle attack.
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