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Early 20th Century Large Scottish Vernacular Decorative Creepie or Boarded Stool (1 of 16)
W&W Antiques
UK

Based in stunning Perthshire, Scotland, near Crieff we (Mr & Mrs W) are passionate about quality antique items with great design and evident craft, predominantly from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century. In particular, we enjoy period items reflecting the beautiful design and aesthetic changes from the decorative arts, from circa 1850 - 1960. Including the Aesthetic Movement, Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts Movement (In particular of Scottish origin), Modernism, Art Deco and Streamlining. We also enjoy the great craft and quality construction in folk art and vernacular items from across Europe. In particular, Scandinavian decorative items from the 18th and 19th Century. We enjoy being analytical in our approach and supporting our stock with background research, provenance and history through researching the items, the period, designers and retailers. We often hunt the country from our Scottish location, but routinely search from Lancashire and Yorkshire as well as buying trips further afield to supply items online. We also like to take on items that particularly interest us from earlier periods, dependent on our fascination for an object. We are always learning, and happy to share knowledge gained, so please do get in touch. Thanks for viewing our selection of stock, we are always pleased to see items pass through our hands to new owners and homes as antiques remain a great green recyclable purchase! Please visit us at: https://www.wandwantiques.com/ Please follow us on: https://www.instagram.com/wandw_antiques/

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Early 20th Century Large Scottish Vernacular Decorative Creepie or Boarded Stool

REF: 4002 - 020822 / LA409971
£135
€160
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Description
For sale is a Scottish vernacular creepie / stool in a dark worn stain from the early 20th Century. - The large sized creepie, five boarded stool is in good solid antique condition with a lovely worn stain and thick boarded construction built in a robust manner - It has a central circular finger cut hole to aid lifting / moving - The creepie has a v-shaped decorative arch in each of the two-leg panels, one characteristic of Scottish vernacular 'Creepie' stools - Age-related wear and marks but nothing to effect the solid honest utility of the creepie These Scottish vernacular stools were of great utility in rural homes for seating by the fire, as a candle stand, small table or ad-hoc workbench. They are particularly practical and make a great chair-side companion. Available for a new home for another 100+ years of decorative utility *The painted creepie is not included in this listing and is just for scale and context, but is available from W&W Antiques. Contact us for combined shipping on multiple items.

measurements

Height:
35 cm
Width:
29 cm
Length:
53.5 cm

declaration

W&W Antiques has clarified that the Early 20th Century Large Scottish Vernacular Decorative Creepie or Boarded Stool (LA409971) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1920

condition

Please consider the photographs and description as a great record of the condition of this antique item.

additional info

Origin:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1920

delivery

Free delivery to the UK mainland as priced. International buyers are welcome, but please contact us prior to payment to confirm the additional packaging, insurance and shipping costs by way of acceptance to your country. Purchaser responsible for local import tariffs/fees. If you are interested in multiple items, please contact us for combined postage.

location

This Early 20th Century Large Scottish Vernacular Decorative Creepie or Boarded Stool is located in Crieff, United Kingdom