Oak Cupboard Stools

Late sixteenth century. Late seventeenth century.

W. Smedley Aston, Esq.

century, in numbers too small to establish any fashion. Pieces of exceptional character are always difficult to date, for this reason. Made for special purposes, sporadically, they follow no established mode of the time, and are nearly as likely to create a new manner as to copy one long disused.

The development of the English oak chair has now been taken past the period when walnut superseded oak, in a great measure, as the fashionable wood for furniture. Actually, to follow a chronological order, walnut chairs of Restoration type should have been inserted in this prolSRion of oak examples. Fig. 239, for example, as we have seen, is late, and carries us well into the walnut years. In practice, however, this would have rendered the whole scheme of this chapter incoherent. Even to have illustrated the oak chairs, shown here, in the progression of their date, instead of in a manner to enable similar and dissimilar types to be compared or contrasted, would have resulted in an orderly arrangement of chapter, but at the cost of a sacrifice of clearness of explanation. English chairs develop not from one, but from many sources, and proceed on widely divergent lines. For this reason, chairs are much more heterogenous in character and in evolution than is the case with other pieces of English furniture, and this is true, not only of the seventeenth, but the eighteenth century as well.

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