The corner-leg stool is a standard form found in classic Chinese furniture, though a number of variations are known. A similarly proportioned huanghuali stool from the Central Academy of Arts and Crafts, is illustrated by Wang Shixiang in Classic Chinese Furniture: Ming and Early Qing Dynasties, Hong Kong, 1986, p. 61, no. 15. Another example was sold at The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Part II: Chinese Furniture, Scholar’s Objects and Chinese Paintings, Christie’s New York, 18 March 2015, lot 168. A third example was sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 28 November 2012, lot 2007.