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Stool, Walnut, Venetian, Putti, Cherub, Amorini, Grotto, Baroque


Stool, Walnut, Venetian, Putti, Cherub, Amorini, Grotto, Baroque


Dates
circa 1730
Dimensions
51.00cm high (20.08 inches high)
30.00cm wide (11.81 inches wide)
30.00cm deep (11.81 inches deep)
Description / Expertise
This unusual stool has a fine sculptural quality, combining functionality with artistic merit. The kneeling cherub is in service, holding the elaborate cushion on his head for his master to sit on.

A fabulous 18th century, Baroque, Venetian, walnut, grotto stool. In the form of a beautifully sculpted, crouching putti, cherub or amorini, with a draped shawl around him, kneeling on rocky ground supporting a cushion on his head. The 5cm thick cushion top carved and incised with unusual flowerhead pendant tassels in each corner. On a circular fluted base. Exceptional original rich color and lustrous patina.

   
Medium
Walnut
Origin
Europe
Condition
Good
Price
£5,000.00
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