Gotique Wood Stool Italy

Code :  ANSESE0116046

200.00
Gotique Wood Stool Italy

Code :  ANSESE0116046

200.00

Gotique Wood Stool Italy

Features

Style:  Gothic (1150-1460)

Origin:  Italia

Description

Stool made readjustig a structural element of the Gotique era; unique are the pointed arches that are surmounted by an engraved rosewindow on each of the 4 sides. The original structure had been lowered and to it had been added a top that turns it into a stool. Walnut, decorated with partially gilded frames.

Product Condition:
The item shows signs of wear due to age. Any damage or loss is displayed as completely as possible in the pictures. It may require restoration and recovery of french polish.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 81
Width: 46
Depth: 37,5

Additional Information

Style: Gothic (1150-1460)

The denomination of Gotico embraces a very vast period: from the second half of the 12th century to the entire half of the 15th century, for this reason the characteristics and stylistic features of its aesthetics cannot be precisely identified.
In any case, it is an artistic phenomenon that presents its own basic homogeneity.
It was born and developed eminently as an architectural style and, as such, from the search for linearity and verticality in lightening the walls by replacing them with other load-bearing structures to open large windows.
The Gothic was also active and significant in the so-called minor arts, because the socio-economic conditions that led to the growth of the urban bourgeois class increased the demand for objects for domestic use.
In particular, there are objects for furniture (carved wooden walls), for practical needs (coffins, caskets, trunks, benches, pottery) and for personal devotion (small altars, kneelers, chalices, ...).
The decorative elements of this style are derived from the architecture: pinnacles, pointed arches, cusps, ...
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