Relevant categories: Seating and Chairs
( Above Photo: Silver Regency Stool Seat Foot Rest X Frame Lyre )
With so many antique stools, you have no reason not to find the right one to serve your function. These furniture pieces are available for sale in brick-and-mortar and online antique shops.
There are different types of antique stools, depending on the length and number of legs, shape, and size. A stool's unique features dictate the purpose of the ststool.
The following are the various types of antique stools you can get on the market:
( Above Photo: Chippendale Stool Mahogany Seat Ball and Claw Feet )
Before the electric machine was invented, people sat on stools and milked their cows. The stools were mainly handmade, simple, and with a lower height. They might have top, square, or rectangular legs with three or four legs.
The typical height of the milking stool is 12 to 18 inches. They are great for creating a farmhouse feel to the modern home. You can use them to display potted plants or for extra seating for kids. Older milking stools are typically more valuable than newer ones.
( Above Photo: Regency Piano Stool Mahogany Adjustable Height )
Antique foot stools have various features, including elaborate embroidery, needlework, and unique shapes and materials. They make it possible for you to make your living room more stylish.
Footstools are called antique hassocks or ottomans and have a low-lying surface for resting your feet while seated in a chair. The stools often feature upholstery for better style and extra comfort. Since they have existed for centuries, you'll find beautiful examples from diverse periods.
Valuation for these stools is based on their beauty, condition, materials, and techniques for making them. Of course, you would pay more for older foot stools than new pieces.
( Above Photo: Rosewood Stool Victorian Seat 1860 )
Step stools are helpful in the home or shop for reaching higher shelves to keep or retrieve various materials. With these stools, you can give your home a retro touch to the interior décor.
Due to their many years, the furniture pieces may have chipped paint in pink, blue, red, and other fun colors. Some step stools are foldable for storage.
The value of antique step stools depends on functionality and attractiveness. Even if the stool isn't attractive, it should serve the function you bought. Considering all factors, the value of a step stool depends on its age.
( Above Photo: William IV Stool Classical Seat Chaise Mahogany )
Bar stools have existed since the last half of the Victorian period, even though you may find some in art deco design. While some stools were used in bars, others were for industrial use and soda fountains.
With a 28-to-30-inches height, antique bar stools are great for use in the home at workbenches and countertops. Besides, they are beautiful and callable for enhancing your interior décor.
When valuing these stools, you must consider the stool's artistry, the material used, condition, and age. The more beautiful the stool, the more expensive it will be.
There are many antique stools to choose from, depending on what you want to use them for. They serve different functions and can significantly enhance your home's interior décor. We have a variety of stools in our store. You're free to check them out!
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