Scottish three-legged cheese top, wooden milking stool, 19th Century

Scottish three-legged cheese top, wooden milking stool, 19th Century

Code: 10294


H: 35cm (13.8")Di: 29cm (11.4")


For sale is a well built Scottish milking stool from the late 19th Century c.1880-1900.

- Simple circular dished or cheese-topped design on three legs.
- The three legs have decorative turning towards their base and the edge.  The legs and base are dark stained / ebonised.
- The seat is hand decorated pokerwork/pyrography decoration which has worn away from use on the seat base. The decoration is a Scottish thistle and a simple Scots motto which states 'Sit Yee Doun' around one edge and remains legible.
- The stool is a solid piece and weighty due to the two section dished seat base connected with wooden dowels.

Ready for another 100 years use as great stool / side table or decorative plant stand. A charming Scottish 19th Century folk art item.

*The wrought iron candlestick is not for sale with the stool and is included in the images for context and scale only.

Free delivery in the mainland UK 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.