Lucky Eight Weavers Bench

c. 1850
$580 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 41.0" D: 8.0" H: 19.0"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Collection #
PD63610465
Estimated Shipping
$200

This bench was originally created over a century ago to be used by weavers in China’s Anhui Province. It's height is ideally suited for sitting near a loom. The gradation of finish on the solid Northern Elm top indicates where a weaver would have sat. The legs sprawl beautifully, forming a silhouette on each end that recalls the Chinese character for the number eight. The braces between the legs were designed to keep feet up and off chilly floors.

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