Primitive or folk child's chair or a step stool?

Sep 12, 2021. 20:18 UTC
Primitive or Folk child's chair or a step stool?
rhonda
United States of America

Category
Antiques & curio

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Maybe
Description

This piece appears to be a chair for a child, although I cannot find others like it. It is just the right height. The wood has a nice patina and the seat has a novel shape. It is sturdy. An adult with strong knees can sit on it. It is hand made. It measures 35.5 inches from the top of the back/handle to the floor. The drop from the seat to the floor is 9 inches. The seat is 14 inches wide and 11 inches deep.

Provenance

American Vets Store/unknown

Answered within about 15 hours
Sep 13, 11:38 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$200 - $300 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$300 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Rhonda,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A primitive Scandinavian pine milking stool
19th Century
The tall back with shaped pierced end over a shaped seat raised on four turned legs and the back extension.
35 1/2 inches overall height, 14 inches wide, 11 inches deep
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: acquired at an American vets store
$200-300*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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