Cook Islander. <em>Stool (No'oanga)</em>, 19th century. Wood, 5 x 16 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (12.7 x 42.5 x 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund and by exchange, 75.78. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.78_bw.jpg)

Stool (No'oanga)

Artist:Cook Islander

Medium: Wood

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Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 5 x 16 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (12.7 x 42.5 x 21 cm)

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Museum Location: 5H01-3E

Accession Number: 75.78

Image: 75.78_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Rectangular shaped wooden stool with two upward curving sides; the four corners are cut-out in a simple curved design. It rests on four short legs which slope outward and end in platform feet, rounded at the front and coming to a point at the rear. The feet face outward at each end. Condition: Stool is deeply patinated with top surface having many old scratches, wear and several old chips on one edge. Underside of feet lack patina. Few scattered nicks on underside.

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