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Stool - Stool

Stool

  • Object:

    Stool

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (Produced at the Granby Workshop
    142 Granby St
    Liverpool
    L8 2US, made)

  • Date:

    2015-2016 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Assemble (made)
    Granby Workshop (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Legs of stool turned by hand on a lathe, then charred matt black with a blowtorch and fixed to slabs of pale poplar with a through-tenon joint, the top and sections then sanded.

  • Museum number:

    CD.141-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is one of a collection of objects in the V&As collection made by members of the Granby Workshop, a social enterprise created in Liverpool by the collective Assemble. In 2015, with the Granby Four Streets project, of which the Granby Workshop plays the most significant and highest profile constituent, Assemble won Britain’s most prestigious art award, the Turner Prize.

Physical description

A four legged stool; with charded black legs and top, with pale wood sides and tops.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (Produced at the Granby Workshop
142 Granby St
Liverpool
L8 2US, made)

Date

2015-2016 (made)

Artist/maker

Assemble (made)
Granby Workshop (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Legs of stool turned by hand on a lathe, then charred matt black with a blowtorch and fixed to slabs of pale poplar with a through-tenon joint, the top and sections then sanded.

Dimensions

Height: 45 cm, Width: 30.8 cm, Depth: 14 cm

Descriptive line

Granby Workshop; Timber Stool, 2015-2016

Materials

Poplar

Techniques

Tenon; Sanded; Lathe turned; Burnt; Cut

Categories

Furniture

Production Type

small batch

Collection

Design, Architecture and Digital Department

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