19th Century Scottish vernacular decorative creepie or boarded stool

19th Century Scottish vernacular decorative creepie or boarded stool

Code: 10394


W: 24.5cm (9.6")H: 26.5cm (10.4")L: 38.5cm (15.2")

£245.00 Approx $310.52, €286.55, £245

For sale is a Scottish vernacular creepie / stool in a particularly pleasing and decorative design from the mid-19th Century circa 1830-1870.

- The medium sized creepie, five boarded stool is in good antique condition with a lovely colour and thick boarded construction built in a robust manner of Elm and screwed neatly together
- It has a central ovoid finger cut hole to aid lifting / moving
- The creepie has a curved semi-circular / decorative arch in each of the two-leg panels, one characteristic of Scottish vernacular 'Creepie' stools
- Original dark stain then patina worn to the external surfaces 
- Decorative reeded / plane cut lines to the seat surface along the long edge of the stool and decorative side panels with an ogee-profile / shaped decoration has been cut into their lower edges
- Age-related wear and marks but nothing to effect the solid honest utility of the creepie

These Scottish vernacular stools were of great utility in rural homes for seating by the fire, as a candle stand, small table or ad-hoc workbench.  They are particularly practical and make a great chair-side companion.

Available for a new home for another 180+ years of decorative utility

* The last two images are for scale and context only and the items are not included in this listing.  They show the creepie with a stoneware beer bottle and spongeware bowl for scale only.   Please contact W&W Antiques for combined shipping on multiple items.

Free delivery to the UK mainland as priced. International buyers are welcome, but please contact us prior to payment to confirm the additional packaging, insurance and shipping costs by way of acceptance to your country. Purchaser responsible for local import tariffs/fees.  If you are interested in multiple items, please contact us for combined postage.