Thebes stool, Arts & Crafts stained oak, prob. Liberty & Co, circa 1890
Rare Egyptian Revival ‘Thebes’ stool, in stained oak with turned legs & early use of a layered ply steam-pressed seat.
Unmarked, probably made for Liberty & Co, circa 1890
43x43cm, 35cm high
An example in the National Gallery of Victoria: https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/work/20893/
An identical example from the The Niall Hobhouse Collection sold at Christies London May 2008 : https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/an-arts-and-crafts-stained-oak-thebes-5075228-details.aspx