c19th french gout stool

C19th French gout stool


| $393 USD | €334 EUR

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A 19th century oak and leather gout stool in the form of a French fauteuil. The seat and back rest set over metamorphic action adjustable stand, the chair raised on shaped reeded legs and upholstered in a brown leather
The single sectioned base is manoeuvred up and down by means of an adjustable ratchet mechanism. By altering this mechanism, the angle of the upholstered top can be manipulated to allow for ease of use and comfort.
Gout was a common affliction throughout the wealthy classes in the nineteenth century, common enough for James Gillray in 1799 to provide a caricature of its effects. Happily not so frequent today this stool is still a good looking and ultimately useful piece of furniture.
H 39 cm
W 30 cm
D 36 cm
Leather original , one small rip at the front and a few age related scuffs.
Delivery can easily be arranged for this item smaller items are generally sent free of charge to the uk, larger items can be sent via a courier, I keep this service as cheap as possible, the larger items are picked up and delivered to you within 7-10 days should you require a quicker delivery expect to pay at least double the normal cost.
If you are unhappy with any item I offer a full money back guarantee once the item is safely back in my possession and undamaged as a result of misuse. Please feel free to ring me with any queries you may have, I'm always happy to discuss anything to do with antiques !!


Height = 39 cm (16")
Width = 30 cm (12")
Depth = 36 cm (14")

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