Giltwood and needlework
45 x 68 x 60 cm
Place of origin
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Upton House, Warwickshire (Accredited Museum)
Giltwood rectangular stool with a needlework cover showing the Bearsted coat of arms embroidered by the 3rd Viscount Bearsted as part of his recovery from on injury during the Second World War. The Latin reads “Deeds not words”. Regency style, made late 19th century.
A carved giltwood stool, French, circa 1870, with serpentine padded seat upholstered in needlework depicting a coat of arms with motto 'ACTA NON VERBA', the aprons carved with foliate and trellis detail centred with rosettes, on cabriole legs with shell carved knees and hoof feet joined by a scrolling X-stretcher.