Postawka, L., and Co. (American, 1871–1875)
Object Place: East Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 49.5 x 58.4 x 40.6 cm (19 1/2 x 23 x 16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, ash, metal eye holders
Not On View
Folding X-frame stool with upholstered seat, with adjustable seat height
Label reads: "THE X TABORET, / PATENTED APRIL 4, 1871. / MANUFACTURED BY / L. POSTAWKA / East Cambridge, Mass. / Rear of 101 Fourth St. / P.O. BOX 302"
Additional shipping tag reads: " PINKHAM & CO.S / [BOS] STON EXPRESS / [N]ORTH EASTON & SOUTH EASTON / . . . N OFFICES: 75 Killy, 26 Devo[n] / shire & 76 Kingston Sts. / . . . DER BOX: 10 High S . . . / Boston Offices 11:39 A.M. . . . / . . . NG STAND 150 K . . ."
With Paul Weiner by 1979; to MFA April 1979 (Accession Date: May 16, 1979)
Museum purchase with funds donated by a friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture