England, 16th century
HENRY VIII LARGE BOARDED STOOL
the top branded in two places WS and with later initials RB
69.5 by 81.5 by 31cm., 27¼ by 31¾ by 12in.
Made in the second quarter of the 16th century.
Anon sale, Sotheby's, Sussex, 14 November 1989, lot 1162
Acquired by John Adler
The Adler Collection, Sotheby's, London, 13 September 2006, lot 14
S. W. Wolsey and R. W. P. Luff, Furniture in England, The Age of Joiner, London, 1968, illustrated pl. 89